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

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