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:

 

Decatur County

Norcatur: Rebecca Helm, Bachelor of Science

Oberlin: Natalie Brown, Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

 

Dickinson County

Abilene: Katie Allen, Master of Public Administration; Dawn Ramp, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Clayton Stubbs, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Herington: Ronessa Strome, Bachelor of Science in Education

Hope: Andrew Dillon, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Solomon: Dylan Dekoning, Bachelor of Science; Dan Skala, Bachelor of Science

 

Doniphan County

Highland: Quinten Kentzler, Associate of Science

Wathena: Brett Barger, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

 

Douglas County

Baldwin City: Callie Craig, Bachelor of Science in Education, Summa Cum Laude

Eudora: Malachi Knight, Master of Music

Lawrence: Amanda Coufal, Bachelor of Science in Dietetics; Elizabeth Chou, Bachelor of Science in Education; Taylor Fulton, Bachelor of Science in Education; Jacquelyn Hewins, Bachelor of Science; Dustin Hoyt, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Katie Jones, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Lauren Ollila, Bachelor of Science in Education, Magna Cum Laude; Kelsey Peavey, Bachelor of Science in Education; Neal Rasmussen, Bachelor of Science and Secondary Major, Cum Laude; Katherine Turner, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Beatrice Wolfe, Bachelor of Science

Lecompton: Kelli Kuhlman, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services