The K-State Alumni Association presents the LGBTQ+ Leadership Award celebrating two
graduating students: one undergraduate and one graduate student. The recipients are
students who have shown outstanding leadership qualities and who actively promote
and advocate for engagement within or with the LGBTQ+ community on K-State's campus(es).
This new award was established in 2022 by Alumni Association Board of Directors member
Zach Maier '09 and his husband, Tim Oeljeschlaeger.
2022 Award Recipients Undergraduate:Katie Hutson, Westmoreland, Kansas, bachelor’s candidate in psychology Graduate: Sam Sharpe, San Rafael, California, doctoral candidate in biology