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:

 

Illinois

Aurora: Amir Musallam, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Baileyville: Lauren Snyder, Master of Science in Family Studies and Human Services

Blandinsville: Lindsey Pollock, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Bourbonnais: Marvin Goertz, Master of Agribusiness

Champaign: Michele Farber, Master of Science in Academic Advising

Chicago: Robin Tripkos, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Des Plaines: Taylor Katz, Bachelor of Science in Apparel and Textiles

Dixon: Tyler Humphrey, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness

Glenview: Kelly Geisser, Bachelor of Science in Education

Pekin: Kenneth Lutz, Master of Science in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education

Romeoville: Andrew Webb, Master of Science in Family Studies and Human Services

Springfield: Amanda Johnson, Bachelor of Science in Education

Tinley Park: Robert Delgado, Master of Science in Family Studies and Human Services

 

Indiana

Evansville: Jessica Woods, Master of Science in Academic Advising

Greenwood: Paul Killian, Master of Science in Biology

Indianapolis: Cynthia Chambers-Brown, Master of Science in Academic Advising

Knightstown: Kristen Sherman, Bachelor of Science in Dietetics

Lowell: Robin Kleine, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Warsaw: Jennifer Cao, Master of Science in Statistics

 

Iowa

Ames: Adam Larson, Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

Coralville: Skyler Hedden, Bachelor of Science

Des Moines: Joseph Collins, Master of Science in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education

Fort Madison: Hannah Whitcomb, Master of Science in Academic Advising Academic Advising

Marion: Curtis Hubbell, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Monroe: Randi Clark, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Robins: Macey Sevcik, Bachelor of Arts