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K-State Today

May 10, 2024

Students receive National Beef Packing Company awards

Submitted by Randall K Phebus

National Beef Packing Company, with headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, and multiple beef processing facilities in Kansas, will present their annual outstanding K-State student awards on Thursday, May 9. 

This year's winners are: Emma Sutherly, animal sciences and agricultural communications and journalism, Casstown, Ohio; Weston Schrader, animal sciences, Wells; Jordyn Seamans, food science, Topeka; and Eda Kaya, food science, Turkey. 

These awards recognize three outstanding upperclassmen in the food science and industry and the animal sciences and industry majors who have excelled in their academic programs and professional service while at K-State. 

An additional award is given to the outstanding food science graduate student. This is the eighth consecutive year for the food science awards and the inaugural year for the animal sciences awards, which come with scholarships and recognition plaques. 

Executives from National Beef will make the award presentations during a Call Hall ice cream social. 

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