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.
Original release March 23, K-State Research and Extension
K-State students excel at American Society of Animal Science regional meeting