Education and Athletic Training Students Win Thesis Competition

Abby Sanders, left, and Shelby Feltrop were the winners of Truman’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition.

Abby Sanders and Shelby Feltrop took first and second place, respectively, in Truman’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition.

Sponsored by Truman’s Graduate Council, the competition highlights original graduate-level research, including a master’s thesis. Currently enrolled master’s students at Truman are eligible to participate, and the competition cultivates their academic, presentation and research communication skills by challenging them to explain the significance of their research projects to a general audience in three minutes or less.

Feltrop, a Master of Athletic Training student, presented “Bullying: The Ugly Side of Athletic Training.” She earned a $50 gift card.

Sanders, a Master of Arts in Education student, presented “The Effect of Community Building on Students’ Emotions.” She earned a $75 gift card and her presentation was submitted to the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools for the next round of competition.
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