International Leadership

The International Leadership Award program recognizes four outstanding international graduating students for service and leadership within the international K-State and Manhattan communities. 

Congratulations to our 2021 recipients:

  • Martin Duran Zarate, Economics, Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Linda Hamuli, Food Science and Industry, Global Food Systems Leadership, Minor in Leadership Studies, Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Saya Kakim, Leadership Communication, Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Xinyu Zong, English and Gender, Women, and Sexuality, Zibo, China

Previous winners: 

Ayyappan Elangovan, chemistry, India
Takayuki Kijima, athletic training and kinesiology minor, Tokyo
Narmadha Mohankumar, statistics, Sri Lanka
Cecilia Pick Gomez, elementary education and English, Paraguay

Lolwa Alfoudari, architectural engineering, Kuwait
Chengyao Gao,
mechanical engineering, Shenyang
Thiba Nagaraja, industrial engineering, Puchong
Mahima Suresh,
architecture, Bangalore
Nannan Shan, chemical engineering, Beijing, China
Jehu Mette, economics, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire Africa
Siba Khojah, political science and gender, women and sexuality studies, Helsinki, Finland
Bhupinder Kaur Sandhu, chemistry, Punjab, India 
Syed Asrar Ahmed, master’s in mechanical engineering, India
Sai Pradeep Medarametla, 
master’s in industrial engineering, India
Zayed Ahmed, 
master’s in mechanical engineering, India
Tendai Munyanyi, 
Bachelor’s in Management and Leadership Studies, Zimbabwe
Oluwatobiloba Adenuga, bachelor’s in biology, Nigeria
Fatmah Al-Qadfan, 
master’s in theater, Kuwait
Syeda Rubaiyat Aziz, 
doctorate in civil engineering, Bangladesh
Yichao Zhang, 
bachelor’s in chemical engineering, China
Youwei Yang, bachelor’s in agricultural economics, Baiyin City, China
Mohamed Ismail, doctorate in nuclear engineering, Belbeis, Egypt
Abdulrahman Alkhiary, bachelor’s in political science and economics, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Marta Miletic, doctorate in civil engineering, Zagreb, Croatia