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:

 

Harper County

Anthony: Tanner Greve, Secondary Major

Harper: Jennifer Kiser, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Magna Cum Laude

 

Harvey County

Newton: Jemma Dudte, Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management; Sarah Dudte, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training; Hannah Tjaden, Bachelor of Arts; Jordan Voelker, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

 

Haskell County

Sublette: Jarod Cearley, Bachelor of Science in Education; Paul Messerly, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Lainie Sjeklocha, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude; Lindsay Vannaman, Bachelor of Arts; Scott Woods, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

 

Hodgeman County

Jetmore: Charles Hastings, Master of Science in Educational Leadership; Nicole Hergert, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training; Pamela Setzkorn, Master of Science in Educational Leadership