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, 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:
Baileyville: Brent Bergman, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Bern: Megan Grossenbacher, Bachelor of Science
Centralia: Ginger Gudenkauf, Bachelor of Science in Education; Kayla Kohake, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Corning: Shayla Boeckman, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Goff: Aaron Lueger, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Sabetha: Duane Kaeb, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Taylor Montgomery, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude; Bryan Sperfslage, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Seneca: Dustin Brucken, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Cheryl Dalinghaus, Bachelor of Science; Kyla Heinen, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Tyler Hiltibrand, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Katie Kramer, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude; Adam Niehues, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Wendy Strathman, Bachelor of Science in Education
Ness City: Dakota Bourne, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Megan Gerstner, Bachelor of Science in Education
Almena: Serena Woodside, Master of Science in Special Education
Norton: Nathan Pollock, Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management; Katharine Roy, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services, Cum Laude; Tabitha Vincent, Bachelor of Music Education, Magna Cum Laude