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College of Health and Human Sciences recognizes 19 graduating students with outstanding senior awards

Friday, November 20, 2020

The College of Health and Human Sciences is proud to recognize the 2020 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:

Madison Altis, gerontology (human development and family science), Olathe; Grace Brennan, kinesiology, Edmond, Oklahoma; Breanne Burks, general human ecology, Hiawatha; Alyssa Cohn, dietetics, Fort Collins, Colorado; Ali Delort, early childhood education, Manhattan; Mikiah Dykes, hospitality management, Abilene; Taylor Farley, nutrition and health; Woodward, Oklahoma; Geneva Fink, human development and family science, Chapman;  Dorothea Mies, nutrition and health, Wichita; Erin Schmitz, communication sciences and disorders, Baileyville; and Elise Wolf, personal financial planning, Manhattan.

Winners of the Leadership Award:

Molly Fiser, dietetics, Manhattan; Mallory Paske, human development and family science, Wichita; Ashley Pieper, kinesiology, Atchison; Erin Slattery, early childhood education, Manhattan; and Megan Wurst, communication sciences and disorders, Lamar, Colorado.

Winners of the Research/Creative Inquiry Award:

Brooke Ackley, communication sciences and disorders, Hutchinson; Oziel Pruneda, kinesiology, Kansas City, Missouri; and Emanuel Serrano, athletic training, Liberal.

This article was posted on Friday, November 20, 2020, and is filed under Applied Human Sciences, Center on Aging, College News, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Hospitality Management, Kinesiology, Personal Financial Planning.