OMAHA, Neb. — Students in Kansas State University’s Department of Animal Sciences and Industry swept many of the top honors during the American Society of Animal Science’s recent regional meeting.
Roger Cochrane, a doctoral student in feed safety, was named a Midwest Young Scholar, while K-State undergraduate and graduate students won first place in six of eight categories for presenting abstracts of their research.
The list of K-State winners include:
Ph.D. Oral Competition — 1st place Mariana Menegat, mentored by the applied swine nutrition team;
Ph.D. Poster Competition — 1st place Henrique Cemin, mentored by the applied swine nutrition team;
M.S. Poster Competition — 3rd place Ashton Yoder, mentored by Cassie Jones;
B.S. Oral Competition — 1st place Katelyn Thomson, mentored by the applied swine nutrition team;
B.S. Poster Competition — 1st place Abbie Smith, mentored by Cassie Jones; 3rd place Mikayla Goering, mentored by Lindsey Hulbert;
B.S. Poster Competition II — 1st place Ethan Sylvester, mentored by Cassie Jones; and
B.S. Poster Competition III — 1st place Haley Wecker, and 3rd place Michaela Braun, both mentored by Dr. Chad Paulk.
— Angie Stump Denton, K-State Research and Extension
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