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College of Health and Human Sciences recognizes fall 2019 outstanding seniors

Monday, December 9, 2019

The College of Health and Human Sciences is proud to recognize the 2019 Fall Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff within each of their respective programs.

Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to graduating seniors who have made exemplary contributions that impact the well-being of the community or individuals in the community. The Leadership Award is given to graduating seniors who have exhibited excellence in leadership; recognized for their contributions to the campus, college, program and professional organizations. The Outstanding Research/Creative Activity award is given to graduating seniors whose research or creative activity has made a significant contribution to his or her field of study.

Winners of the Engagement Award:

Megan Herpich, kinesiology, Manhattan; Taylor Rusche, early childhood education, Seneca; Jessie Carr, human development and family science, Pleasanton; Heather Wooden, dietetics, Virginia Beach, Virginia; Katharyn Roe, nutritional sciences, Herington; Kylie Horsch, nutritional sciences, Andale; Brooklyn Plot, communication sciences and disorders, Salina.

Winners of the Leadership Award:

Jena Winkler, kinesiology, Sabetha; Morgan Ziegler, personal financial planning, Junction City; Shelbi Emling, human development and family science, Chanute; Taylor Capko, gerontology (kinesiology), Port Arthur, Texas; Claire Tritschler, nutrition and health, Bel Aire; Lexi Becker, communication sciences and disorders, Wichita.

Winners of the Research/Creative Inquiry Award:

Timothy Cale Hepler, kinesiology, Olin, North Carolina; Shelbie McLain, human development and family science, Shawnee; Alyssa Graber, communication sciences and disorders, Wichita.

Seniors will be presented their awards at the annual Graduation Honors and Student Awards celebration on Friday, Dec 13 in the K-State Student Union.

This article was posted on Monday, December 9, 2019, and is filed under College News, Family Studies & Human Services, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Institute of Personal Financial Planning, Kinesiology, Student Research.