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This page highlights the past and present accomplishments and activities of our history students.
KWU Department of History graduates work as lawyers, museum professionals, librarians, office managers, a psychiatric technician, and in sales. They are regularly accepted into graduate school. And many work as teachers. One of our graduates in History Education -- Mr. Joshua Massey -- received the 2012 Salina School District Horizon Award for excellence in first year teaching. Another -- Ms. Emma Kitch -- was recognized as one of "The Best of KWU" in 2015. Many of our majors graduate with honors.
In addition, our students have been accepted into interesting and important internships at places like Smoky Hill Museum, Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, and the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America National Organization in Washington, D.C. One History major recently did an internship in the Washington, D.C. office of Senator Jerry Moran.
The KWU Department of History is very proud to congratulate the following 2015-2016 graduates:
•Mr. Aaron Byarlay (B.A. in History Education)
•Mr. Matt Schmutzer (B.A. in History)
•Mr. Jeffery (Alex) White (B.A. in History)
The KWU Department of History is very proud to recognize the following award winners:
•Mr. Collin English (2016 Outstanding History Graduate Award)
•Mr. Luke Curry (2016 Brian Hodson Memorial Scholarship)
The Alpha Theta Alpha Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society is very proud to welcome our newest inductees (2015-2016 school year):
•Ms. Carley Tolle
•Mr. Jeffery (Alex) White