Note to editor: If a county or state is not listed, there were no graduates 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 on record.
News release prepared by: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, sjacques@k-state.edu

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

'Tis the season of success: Students earn degrees from Kansas State University

MANHATTAN -- More than 1,300 students have completed degree requirements from Kansas State University.

The graduates are from 91 Kansas counties, 42 states and 26 countries. Of the university's newest graduates, 117 also earned graduation honors for their outstanding academic work.

Degrees earned include more than 1,050 bachelor's, nearly 260 master's, more than 55 doctorates and several associate degrees. Some students earned multiple degrees.

Earning the university's top graduation honor, summa cum laude, were 32 students, who have an academic average of 3.95 or higher; 41 students graduated magna cum laude with an academic average of 3.85 to 3.949; and 46 students graduated cum laude with an academic average of 3.750 to 3.848.

The following students earned degrees from Kansas State University; degree honors, if earned, also are included:

 

Barber County

Hardtner: Jordan Sterling, Bachelor of Arts

Medicine Lodge: Natalie Archuleta, Bachelor of Science in Education; Ted Colborn, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Logan Lytle, Bachelor of Arts

 

Barton County

Claflin: Kristin Wirth, Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Industry, Summa Cum Laude; Corinna Hickel, Bachelor of Science in Education, Cum Laude

Great Bend: Cecilia Arias, Bachelor of Science in Education; Logan Burns, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management; Luke Fanshier, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management; Ryan Gotsche, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Brad Klepper, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management; Jessica Kumle, Bachelor of Science; Madison Moyd, Bachelor of Arts; Omar Ramirez, Bachelor of Arts; Craig Reschke, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Heather Stos, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude; Jocelyn Weigel, Bachelor of Science in Apparel and Textiles; Devon Wesley, Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management

Hoisington: Adam Demel, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness; Hayley Glynn, Master of Science in Animal Science; Nathaniel Willis, Bachelor of Science

 

Bourbon County

Fort Scott: Marguerite Fredericksen, Bachelor of Music Education; Stephen Buntain, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

 

Brown County

Hiawatha: Lindsy Brobst, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services, Cum Laude

Horton: Cortney Baker, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Matthew Kiehl, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude

 

Butler County

Andover: Kevin Claassen, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude; Jacob Danner, Bachelor of Science; Shawn Lehecka, Bachelor of Science in Education; Courtney Taylor, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

Augusta: Austin Cederberg, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude; Christopher James, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Aaron Kuhlmann, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering; Elizabeth Myers, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

Douglass: Taylor Oliver, Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition; Kanin Wyrick, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

El Dorado: Tamara Kohls, Bachelor of Science; Wesley Nyberg, Master of Science in Civil Engineering

Rose Hill: Kaitlyn Feigl, Bachelor of Science; George Fuller, Bachelor of Science; Alicia Ramey, Master of Science in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education