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K-State Students Honored With American Humanics Academic Awards

Friday, September 1, 2006

MANHATTAN -- Two Kansas State University students have received American Humanics Academic Awards for 2006-07.

Kylie Zibell, Holton, and Danielle English, Overland Park, have been selected for the $1,000 awards in recognition of their academic performance, demonstrated leadership, involvement in the American Humanics Student Association and their commitment to careers in the nonprofit sector.

Zibell is a junior in family life and community services with a minor in leadership studies with a nonprofit leadership focus. She serves as treasurer of the American Humanics Student Association, is on the board of directors of CrossRoads of ECM, and currently is youth programs coordinator for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.

English is a junior in public relations focus with minors in Spanish and leadership studies with a nonprofit leadership focus. She is a member of the Developing Scholars Program, serves as the student coordinator for Non-Profit Leadership, is a resident assistant for Haymaker Hall and volunteers for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

American Humanics is a national alliance of colleges, universities and nonprofit organizations dedicated to educating, preparing and certifying professionals to strengthen and lead nonprofit organizations. Completion of the nonprofit leadership focus of the leadership studies minor at K-State leads to national certification upon graduation. For more information, e-mail amhum@k-state.edu or call Olivia Collins, program director, at 785-532-6502.

This article was posted on Friday, September 1, 2006, and is filed under Family Studies & Human Services.