Excellence Award Recipients

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The faculty and staff who work in Great Plains IDEA are often recognized for their research and service.  Learn more in Awards & Recognition.

2020-2021 Great Plains IDEA Student Excellence Award Recipients


Emily Buster smiling with her husband and three children

Emily Buster | Early Care & Education for a Mobile Society

University of Missouri

Sara Hanna smiling at the camera standing by wall

Sara Hanna | Dietetics

University of Kansas Medical Center

Piper Jensen smiling by limestone wall

Piper Jensen | Merchandising

North Dakota State University

Molly Roush smiling standing in front of a lake and trees in the fall

Molly Roush | Community Development

Kansas State University

Kristina Schule standing and holding a homemade pie

Kristina Schule | Family & Consumer Sciences Education

North Dakota State University