American Kinesiology Association honors two U-M Kinesiology students


The American Kinesiology Association (AKA) will honor U-M Kinesiology students Rachel Chi-Haung Lee and Brett Fling as 2012 Scholar Award winners for their academic achievements. Scholar Awards honorees are recommended by department faculty, and approved by the AKA Award Selection Committee.

Rachel Chi-Haung Lee will be awarded an Undergraduate Scholar Award. This national award honors students for their academic excellence and leadership and is selected by the AKA Award Selection Committee. Lee’s mentor is Beverly Ulrich Ph.D..

Brett Fling is a doctoral student and will receive a Student Writing Award for his research and resulting paper in a peer-reviewed scholarly journal. The writing award is judged by faculty and the AKA Awards Committee and is meant “…to serve as an exemplar of graduate student research or scholarship.” Fling’s advisor is Rachael Seidler Ph.D.

Congratulations to Lee and Fling and special thanks to their mentors Drs. Ulrich and Seidler!