Applied Business Studies names outstanding graduating seniors


The W.R. and Yvonne Robbins College of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Department of Applied Business Studies at Fort Hays State University recently announced its list of seven outstanding graduating students for 2022.

The Outstanding Student Award recognizes a graduating senior who has demonstrated exceptional academic performance, leadership, and overall excellence in their respective program. The student chosen for this award serves as a role model, one who epitomizes the core values of the awarding program. The awards are given annually to one on-campus student and one virtual student. Each student receives a commemorative plaque to celebrate this outstanding honor. This year, an international student was also recognized from one of FHSU’s international partner schools.

Outstanding student award winners for 2022: 
Brooke Guthrie, Holdrege, Neb, Business Education 
Kyle Harvey, Wichita, Business Education 
Makenna Allen, Littleton, Colo., Marketing 
Kasey Hulteen, Frederic, Wisc., Marketing 
Dalton Schneitte, Overland Park, Tourism & Hospitality 
Haley Reiter, Ellis, Tourism & Hospitality 
Saknitta Sin, Phenom Penh, Cambodia, Tourism & Hospitality

About the Department of Applied Business Studies The department is comprised of three academic programs, each offering very different areas of concentration. The Business Education program offers concentration areas in corporate communication, talent development, and teacher licensure. Marketing concentrations include business sales and development, digital marketing, social media marketing, marketing research, consumer behavior, and international marketing. The Tourism & Hospitality Management program offers concentrations in hotel management, event management, international tourism, casino management, food and beverage, health and wellness, and sustainable tourism.

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