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Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement Distinguished Scholarships Program

Student Kristian Gubsch Is WSU’s First Hollings Scholar Winner

Hollings 2018 winner Kristian Gubsch.

MEDIA: April Seehafer, WSU Distinguished Scholarships Program director, 509-335-8239,

Hollings 2018 winner Kristian Gubsch.PULLMAN, Wash.— Washington State University chemical engineering student Kristian Gubsch is the school’s first recipient of the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

“Kristian came to my office to talk about a couple of more well-known awards, but I had recently read a report on the Hollings and thought he might be a perfect fit for it—and he was!,” said April Seehafer, director of the Distinguished Scholarships Program, part of WSU Undergraduate Education. “We are thrilled because receiving this award will further his educational goals, and Kristian will be an exceptional representative of WSU.” » More …