Dr. Lucas Carpenter is a native of Manhattan, Kansas who grew up with a love for family, sports and Kansas State University. Dr. Carpenter is a proud third generation alumnus of Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in biology and minor in Chemistry. His grandfather Frank Carpenter, was a Kansas State graduate as well as Assistant Dean of Agriculture and his mother is also a KSU graduate. After Kansas State, he attended dental school at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Carpenter received the prestigious National Health Service Corps Scholarship. The NHSC Scholar program accepts only 10 dental students nationally who have shown excellence in the classroom as well as the community, and who have shown a commitment to provide help to the underserved.
Dr. Carpenter is grateful to have a wonderful fiancé in his life; Rachel Crubel. Rachel is also a Manhattan native and Kansas State Alumni and is a registered Dental Hygienist. They are excited to return to the community they enjoy and look forward to giving back to those that gave them so much.
In his free time Dr. Carpenter can be found outdoors hunting, fishing, and golfing. While living in Kansas City he also developed a love and appreciation for BBQ and would like to eventually compete in BBQ/meat smoking competitions. When he is not outdoors or on the grill, he also enjoys a passion for playing and singing music.