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Blue Key annual conference brings awards to K-State chapter, students

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's chapter of Blue Key organized an annual conference Jan. 19 and 20 that included 88 participants from 16 chapters of the senior honorary across the country.

At the conference, K-State was named outstanding national chapter. Tyson Moore, senior in information systems, El Dorado, received one of two President's Awards. Justine Sterling, senior in agricultural communications and journalism, Kiowa, was student facilitator for a breakout session. Kristen Daniels, senior in athletic training and nutrition/exercise science, Minneola, received the Most Exemplary Member Award. She also served on the national board and had a major role in planning the conference.

Faculty and staff serving as facilitators for breakout sessions included Emily Lehning, assistant dean of student life; Mindy Weixelman, director of development for student life at the Kansas State University Foundation; and Jack Taylor, assistant director of undergraduate admission. Bill Snyder, former K-State football coach, was the keynote speaker.

Source: Jackie McClaskey, 785-532-5736, jax@k-state.edu
News release prepared by: Erinn Barcomb-Peterson, 785-532-6415, ebarcomb@k-state.edu

This article was posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2007, and is filed under Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health.