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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:


Gridley: Jena Brooke Stowe Silva, master of science in agricultural economics

Kerman: Sarah Elise Ennis, bachelor of science in agriculture

La Verne: Renee J Bennett, bachelor of science in business administration

Piedmont: Olivia Yee-Wah Chan, master of science in academic advising

Sacramento: Anne Lenere Dieu, master of science in apparel and textiles merchandising

San Ramon: Nicole Anne Wegner, bachelor of science

Sunnyvale: Jason Brian Linn, bachelor of science



Arvada: Zachary Buck Chapman, bachelor of science

Centennial: Molly O'Malley, bachelor of science; Karissa Alexandra Reker, bachelor of arts and bachelor of science in business administration

Colorado Springs: Robert Joseph Cruz, bachelor of science

Fort Collins: Ryan Leonard Daniel, bachelor of science in business administration

Littleton: Steven C Young, bachelor of science in agriculture

Lone Tree: Elizabeth Ann Neill, bachelor of science

Monument: Corey James Adams, bachelor of science in business administration

Parker: Larissa Joyce Biedenbach, bachelor of science and Michael Paul Soderlund, bachelor of science

Silt: Julie Ann Chelewski, bachelor of science in food science and industry

Windsor: Nicolle Danielle Wilson, bachelor of science