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News release prepared by: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
Burbank: Jennifer Godzsak, Master of Science in Academic Advising
Costa Mesa: Miranda Castillo, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services
Cupertino: Swathisree Kodavali, Master of Science in Grain Science
Fullerton: Michele Dreiling, Master of Science in Academic Advising
Hanford: Trevor Ault, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
Helendale: Jeffry Thomas, Bachelor of Science in Technology Management
Los Angeles: Mohammed Jad, Bachelor of Arts; Emily LaRose, Master of Science in Dietetics
Manteca: Nigel Malone, Bachelor of Science
Mission Viejo: Raniah Crail, Bachelor of Science in Education, Magna Cum Laude
Ripon: Rebekah Adams, Doctor of Philosophy
San Diego: Zachary Hasten, Master of Science in Geology; Shelly Heinz, Bachelor of Science in Education; Shelly Heinz, Bachelor of Science; Danny Panella, Master of Science in Academic Advising
San Mateo: Jessica Gousse, Bachelor of Science
Alamosa: Debbie Hill, Master of Science in Academic Advising
Arvada: Noel Cummings, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering; Nicole Schieck, Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Industry
Boulder: Brent Johnson, Master of Agribusiness
Broomfield: Amanda Dunlavy, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Brush: Rachael Thooft, Master of Accountancy
Burlington: Hayley Orth, Bachelor of Science
Colorado Springs: Kevin Crowe, Bachelor of Arts
Denver: Jessica Carter, Bachelor of Science; Joshua Hockett, Bachelor of Science
Edwards: Paula Hauswirth-Cummings, Master of Science Academic Advising; Lauren Mutter, Master of Science in Academic Advising
Franktown: Courtney Tracy, Bachelor of Science in Education, Cum Laude
HighlandsRanch: Michael Potts, Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Technology
Littleton: Sarah Eha, Bachelor of Music; Susan Norris, Bachelor of Science in Education
Windsor: Spencer Anduss, Bachelor of Science in Education, Summa Cum Laude
Yuma: Andrew Terrell, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management
Greenwich: Ronald Sages, Doctor of Philosophy
Windsor: Kelsey Cahalan, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration