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:

 

Osage County

Lyndon: Brody Herrick, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Devin Ramsey, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Kelsey Sandstrom, Bachelor of Science in Education

Overbrook: Jonathan Zeller, Bachelor of Science in  Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Wakarusa: Nathan Henderson, Bachelor of Science

 

Osborne County

Downs: Renzo Draayer, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

Natoma: Morgan McNeal, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

 

Ottawa County

Bennington: Jessica Mayfield, Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology; David Ochs, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Tescott: Hans Larson, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration