Graduate Award recipients display their plaques with K-State Alumni Association CEO and President Amy Button Renz

Each year, the Alumni Association honors two graduate students completing their programs in May, August or December of the award year for their achievements during their graduate career at K-State. The categories for the awards are:

powercat Graduate Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service: A graduate student who has made an impact by serving and leading the graduate student population.
powercat Graduate Award for Outstanding Academics: A graduate student who has contributed to their academic field of study.

2023 Award Recipients
Leadership and Service - Cheryl Zelle, Edwardsville, Kansas, doctoral candidate in adult learning and leadership

Academics - Hee Seong Kim, Seoul, South Korea, doctoral candidate in grain science and industry

Learn more about the recipients

View previous Graduate Award recipients