The College of Education at Kansas State University is recognizing six of its new graduates for excellence and for promise in the education profession.
The students were honored at the college’s commencement ceremony May 16. Four students received the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award, which is given for outstanding leadership and scholarship. Two students received the Outstanding Future Teacher Award, which recognizes their potential as future teachers.
Local student, a May 2015 bachelor’s degree recipients, honored by the College of Education Anna Nusser, secondary education graduate, Lyons, received the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award. Nusser was a member and student coach on the university’s women’s rowing team and served as a K-State Athletics strength and conditioning intern coach. She was named to both the Conference USA and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and received the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Kansas State University and a recipient of the Kansas Masonic Legacy Scholarship. The daughter of Kelly and Beth Nusser, she is a graduate of Lyons High School.