Distinguished Young Alumni

The Distinguished Young Alumni Award recognizes two K-State graduates who are younger than 35 and are using the scholarship, leadership and service experience they acquired at K-State to excel in their professions and contribute to their communities. 

The program is sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association’s Student Alumni Board and the board of directors

2020 Recipients 

Sarah Sexton-Bowser

Sarah Sexton-Bowser '08

Managing Director
K-State's Center for Sorghum Improvement

Mindy McBee

Mindy McBee '12

U.S. Pricing and Formulation Manager
Cargill

PAST RECIPIENTS

     
Questions? 
Collin Just '18
Assistant director of student programs
cjust@k-state.com 
785-532-5056

Charley Cull

2019
Dr. Charley Cull '12, '14, '16

Veterinarian, Clinical Research Associate, Director of Stocker and Grazing Cattle
Midwest Veterinary Services, Central States Research Centre Inc., Veterinary Biomedical Research Center Inc.

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Kale Monk

2019

Kale Monk PhD '10, '13

Assistant Professor, State Extension Specialist 
Center for Policy and Family Research Fellow at the University of Missouri

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Megan McCall

2018
Megan McCall '08, '11

Remote on-call Bridge Coordinator 
Rose Brooks Center’s Bridge Program
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2018
Bryce Huschka '07

Area Manager
ExxonMobil
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Dalton Henry

2017

Dalton Henry '10

Director of Policy 
U.S. Wheat Associates
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Jorge Mendoza

2017
Jorge Mendoza '10

STEM Exploration Program Manager 
The Ohio State University
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Kourtney

2016
Dr. Kourtney Bettinger '06

Physician and Pediatric Resident 
University of Colorado School of Medicine
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Clemente

2016
Clemente Jaquez '08

Design Director
Hoefer Wysocki Architecture
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Corey

2015
Corey Fortin '06

United States Foreign Service
United States Agency for International Development in Uganda
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Matt

2015
Matt King '07

Fund Analyst
World Bank Group
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Molly

2014
Molly Hamm '10

Planning and Research Coordinator
The DREAM Project

Matt

2014
Matt Wolters '03

Co-founder and Co-owner
SureFire Ag Systems Inc.

Nick

2013
Nick Piper '08

Founder and CEO
Phoria Energy Solutions

Justine

2013
Justine Sterling '07

Director of Alumni Relations
George W. Bush Presidential Center