A junior in the Angelo State University Honors Program has been chosen for the 2022-23 Robert A. Kilmarx Award for the Best Military, Intelligence, or National Security Strategic Analysis Paper from the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC), San Angelo Live reported.
An intelligence and analysis/mathematics double-major, Kaylen Shetler won for her paper, "Defining Weapons of Mass Destruction in a New Age of Cyberwarfare," the centerpiece of her 2022-23 CSPC Presidential Fellowship.
As winner, Shetler will also receive $1,000 and her paper will be published in CSPC online anthology, The Fellows Review.
"We are so proud of Kaylen for the dedication and effort that went into earning this prestigious award," said Dr. Shirley Eoff, Honors Program director. "The depth of her argument reflects diligent research and critical assessment of current government documents and position papers to contribute to a timely discussion of the role of developing cyber technologies in U.S. security strategy."
Shetler – member of the championship-winning ASU Angelettes dance team, officer in the ASU Young Life student organization, and member of the Honors Student Association – was also inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha Chi national honor societies.