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Note to editors: Students are listed by county and hometown. If a student is receiving more than one degree, all degrees to be earned are listed with the student's name. If a Manhattan area address was given as a permanent address, the student will be listed in the permanent address county and also in the county for the high school of record. If a county or state is not listed, there were no graduation candidates from that area.
List prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-6415,

Monday, Dec. 13, 2010


MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University has more than 1,300 candidates for graduation in December. Commencement ceremonies were Friday, Dec. 10, and Saturday, Dec. 11, on the K-State campuses in Manhattan and Salina.

More than 1,000 bachelor's degrees, more than 225 master's degrees, about 55 doctoral degrees and more than 10 associate degrees were awarded. Around 30 students were candidates earning multiple degrees.

Candidates for graduation include:


Anchorage: LaDonna Michelle Dean, bachelor of science in dietetics

Elmendorf Air Force Base: Rachel Caroline Bilderback, master of science in family studies and human services



Tucson: David Freitag, master of science in academic advising



Lamar: John Cochran, bachelor of science in agriculture

North Little Rock: Derrick Thomas Coleman, master of agribusiness

Powhatan: Lawrence D. Foss, master of science in adult, occupational and continuing education

Springdale: Stephanie Kay Hopper, bachelor of science in human ecology