Eight MSU students win Torley awards for community involvement

MSU News – Business (College)

February 22, 2017 — From MSU News Service

BOZEMAN — Eight Montana State University seniors have won the 2017 Torlief Aasheim Community Involvement Award, the university’s top award for student service.
Issac Stafstrom, William Harning, Kelby Janicek, Lauren Hausauer, Esther Oloff, Aaron Benson, Sarah Coldiron and Catherine Coe are this year’s winners of the award, which recognizes senior students who, in addition to excelling academically, volunteer on campus and in the community. The award is named for late MSU alumnus Torlief “Torley” Aasheim, former director of the Montana State Cooperative Extension Service and a member of the class of 1937.
The winners are listed below by college:
College of AgricultureIsaac Stafstrom from Madison, Wisconsin, is pursuing an honors degree in animal science livestock management and industry. While at MSU, he has participated in the Bozeman Symphony Choir and has served on the Board of Directors for Big Sky Youth Empowerment. Additionally, he has been inducted into the Alpha Zeta and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies. He is also an undergraduate researcher who works with Professor Tony Hartshorn.
College of Arts and ArchitectureWilliam Harning from Allen Park, Michigan, is majoring in studio arts. During his time at MSU, he has participated in the ASMSU Art Market and served as president of the Ceramics Guild. He is also involved in the community as an Archie Bray Foundation volunteer, and he supports local artists and musicians through SLAM, a Montana celebration of the arts.
Jake Jabs College of Business and EntrepreneurshipKelby Janicek from Helena is majoring in business management and accounting. She is a member of the MSU Management Club, works as a student volunteer with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, is a member of the American Marketing Association and is a participant in the undergraduate chemistry club. She also is a member of the women’s basketball team and served as a representative on …

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