K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy

K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy

The KASLA program is an educational experience designed to enhance the leadership skills and animal science knowledge of high school students.


Applications are now open for the 2024 K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy. Learn more about KASLA and find the application at: https://www.asi.k-state.edu/kasla


Twenty students gathered on the K-State campus last week to gain livestock industry knowledge and develop leadership skills. These participants comprised a 20-person cohort of the 14th annual K-State Animal Science Leadership Academy (KASLA) June 21-24.

Hosted by the K-State Department of Animal Sciences and Industry and sponsored by the Livestock and Meat Industry Council Inc., the academy’s goal is to develop young leaders within the livestock industry and prepare them for a successful future in this field.

Students attending the 2023 K-State Animal Science Leadership Academy (KASLA) June 21-24 in Manhattan include (front row, l to r) Charlie Bestwick (staff); Corbin Winkle, Hillsboro, OH; Elyse Louderback, Saint George, KS; Anniston Henning, Harper, KS; Josi Schrader, Wells, KS; Dagan Murray, Auburn, KS; Grace Elliot, Bakersfield, CA; Kelcy Bergstrom, McPherson, KS; Paityn Jahay, Moundridge, KS; Shelby Smith, Fredonia, KS; Noah Goss, Kanopolis, KS; Faith Reinert, Esbon, KS.

Back Row – Tate Anderson (staff); Ashley Hartman (staff); Mary Habjan, Linwood, KS; Maddie Weaber, Wamego, KS; Joel Abell, Minneapolis, KS; Jacob Reisig, Lewistown, MT; Carson Batterton, Scott City, KS; Lincoln Martin, Bucklin, KS; Casey Jo Stevens, Zephyr, TX; CadiJohn Rivera, Lincoln, NE; Katherine Bruning, Geneseo, KS; Macie Weigand (staff); Sharon Breiner, (academy director).

Read more: https://www.asi.k-state.edu/about/news/23_KASLA.html

Photos from K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy's post 22/06/2023

Welcome to our Class of 2023! We have an action packed few days and we look forward to watching these individuals learn and grow together. The future of the agriculture industry is bright!


Join K-State’s Animal Sciences and Industry department for a Virtual Prospective Visit on Monday, January 16 at 6:30 p.m.

You won't want to miss this opportunity to get a glimpse of what it's like to be a student within the doors of Weber Hall and have your questions answered by one of our outstanding faculty members. Register today here >> https://ksu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtcO6qrDkvH9RNPcgytQrqsVlcRrdXh61W

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