Justin Ter Har is this year’s distinguished student in kinesiology. He started as an intern at the OSU-Cascades FORCE biomechanics lab, and advanced to the position of FORCE lab technician, becoming the first undergraduate to receive a paid position at the lab. He is proficient in all lab hardware and software systems and has trained multiple kinesiology interns. Justin presented a research project at the NW American College of Sports Medicine Conference and was the president of the OSU-Cascades Kinesiology Club. He will be the first OSU-Cascades undergraduate to begin a doctoral program in OSU’s neuromechanics program. He starts in the fall and is the recipient of a graduate teaching assistantship.