The following are awards and achievements of Leadership Institute students:
Congratulations to Leanna Willer on tying a school record for 28 kills in a four-set match! Read more about her accomplishment:
Congratulations to Becca Maasen, Mary Ralston, Madison Wiegers, and Jack Van Dam as they took 1st place at the International Leadership Association's Case Study Competition in the Undergraduate Division. Read more about this accomplishment
The following students were recognized at Student Organization Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Awards:
The following students were initiated to Washburn University's Mortar Board Chapter for the 2014-2015 year:
Mary Ralston (Vice President), Jordan Schmitz (Membership Chair), Marrissa Bradley (Historian), Ashley Altenhofen, Elizabeth Burgett, Elijah Kennedy, Katlynn Krug, Braden McGinnis, Sierra Valdivia, Carly Willis.
The following students were inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society:
Alexis Barton, Kaitlyn Christie, Sarah Edelman, Talin Golightley, Samantha Moody, Rachel Orr, Katelyn Rollins, Leanna Willer
Rachel Beiker, Melissa Tanner, Tionna Trarbach, and Sarah Walker went to South Padre, TX for an alternative Spring Break. The students worked with Sea Turtles, Inc to clear beaches of debris left spring breakers from Texas universities and prepared nesting areas for sea turtles.
Shelbie Konkel was an octafinalist after the first swing in the National Warm-Up swing and competed in the National Parliamentary Debate Association Championship.
Ryan Kelly finished seventh individually in the National Warm-Up Swing and finished as the 21st team in the nation at the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence
Kevin Krouse was an octafinalist after the first swing in the National Warm-Up swing
Ryan Kelly finished as a triple octafinalist at the Mile High swing tournament for WU Debate
Blaire Landon placed fourth at the Mid-Missouri Mock Trial Competition and received an Outstanding Attorney award
Jack Van Dam placed fourth at the Mid-Missouri Mock Trial Competition
Sarah Walker presented summer research at the Twelfth Annual K-INBRE (Kansas Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) Symposium.