News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-6415, email@example.com
Note to editors: If a county or state is not listed, there were no honor students from that area. 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.
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011
K-STATE AWARDS SEMESTER, GRADUATION HONORS FOR FALL 2010
MANHATTAN -- Nearly 3,000 students earned semester honors from Kansas State University for their academic performance in the fall 2010 semester, while 122 students have received December 2010 graduation honors to recognize outstanding academic performance in their undergraduate careers.
Students earning semester and/or graduation honors receive commendations from their deans, with the honors recorded on their permanent academic records. K-State semester honors are awarded to students who earned a 3.75 grade point average or higher for the semester. Students had to be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of graded course work.
December 2010 graduation honors include 30 students who graduated summa cum laude from K-State for having an academic average of 3.95 or higher; 42 students graduated magna cum laude for an academic average of 3.85 to 3.949; and 49 students graduated cum laude for an academic average of 3.750 to 3.848.
K-State students earning semester honors and students earning graduation honors, by county and hometown:
NOTE: If a county or state is not listed, there were no students receiving honors from that area.