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:

 

Reno County

Abbyville: Corey Childs, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Buhler: Taylor Frazier, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management; Lauren Pauls, Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management

Haven: William Burton, Bachelor of Science in Education; Cody Combs, Bachelor of Science; Kendall Johnson, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Hutchinson: Krista Baehler, Bachelor of Science in Dietetics; Pamela Barnes, Doctor of Philosophy in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education; Katie Brummett, Bachelor of Science in Education, Magna Cum Laude; Adekunle Ferreira, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering; Katie Gillmore, Bachelor of Science; Bryant Johnson, Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology; Kaylee Jorgenson, Bachelor of Science; Sara Mann, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Summa Cum Laude; Emilee Morris, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services, Magna Cum Laude; Allison Petersheim, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Morgan Werth, Bachelor of Arts; Aaron Winter, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Pretty Prairie: Tyler Krehbiel, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

South Hutchinson: Melinda Kellogg, Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Bachelor of Science

Turon: Anna Zink, Bachelor of Science in Education, Summa Cum Laude

 

Republic County

Jamestown: Michael Anderson, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Republic: Brittan Dietz, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services

 

Rice County

Lyons: Leslie Barber, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Tiffany Davis, Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction

Sterling: Christian Eckert, Bachelor of Science

 

Riley County

Fort Riley: Ashley Chavez, Bachelor of Science in Education; Christina Wallis, Bachelor of Science in Education

Leonardville: Alicia Causey, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude; Lindsay Geisler, Bachelor of Science in Education

Manhattan: Jeremy Aber, Doctor of Philosophy in Geography; Alison Adams, Bachelor of Science in Education; Kamoru Adesunbo, Bachelor of Science; Alissa Alexander, Bachelor of Science in Education; Ashley Anderson, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Ashley Bailey, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude; Abbey Bannister, Bachelor of Science; Jacob Bayer, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Brooke Bennett, Bachelor of Science; Kristina Bigelow, Bachelor of Science; Darrell Borst, Bachelor of Science in Education; Kellsi Bradberry, Bachelor of Science in Apparel and Textiles; Kristen Brant, Bachelor of Arts; Dustin Brucken, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Morgan Campbell, Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction; Natalie Carl, Bachelor of Science in Education; DeJourea Carter, Bachelor of Science; Amanda Causey, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Jarod Cearley, Bachelor of Science in Education; Elizabeth Chou, Bachelor of Science in Education; Anna Clayton, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude; Cody Combs, Bachelor of Science; Tessa Conway, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; William Cooper, Bachelor of Science; Louise Cordero-Lynch, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services and Secondary Major, Cum Laude; Matthew Couchman, Bachelor of Science; Noortje Crabtree, Bachelor of Science and Secondary Major; Sydney Crosby, Bachelor of Science in Education; Cassandra Cunningham, Bachelor of Science; Jacob Danner, Bachelor of Science; Tiffany Dean, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude; Nicole Debrie, Bachelor of Science; Dylan Dekoning, Bachelor of Science; Billy Dempsay, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Luke Dempsey, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Dustin Dhuyvetter, Bachelor of Arts; Johanna Diaz, Bachelor of Science; Shay Dodson, Master of Science in Academic Advising; Corey Duever, Bachelor of Science; Norma Dunning, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Arts; Gavin Edwards, Master of Science in Food Service and Hospitality Management/Dietetics Administration; Erjok Erjok, Master of Arts in Security Studies; Jorge Espinoza, Bachelor of Science in Education; Andrew Faerber, Bachelor of Science; Annette Finkeldei, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Lea Folsom, Bachelor of Science; Robert Forbes, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Steven Ford, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Pamela Foster, Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology; Ashley Fowler, Bachelor of Science; Justin Fowler, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management; Philip Fox, Bachelor of Science; Kylee Francis, Bachelor of Science in Education; Jordan Frihart, Bachelor of Science; Joshua Garcia, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management; Ryan Gardner, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services, Summa Cum Laude; Shannon Gardner, Bachelor of Arts; Jacqueline Garvey, Master of Public Health; Kristina Garza, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Robert George, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Jeremy Glotzbach, Bachelor of Science; Deborah Goins, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Caitlin Graham, Bachelor of Science in Education; Zane Hallauer, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Adrienne Haney, Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction; Nathan Hardy, Master of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Joseph Harper, Bachelor of Science; Pamela Hatesohl, Master of Science in Food Science; Alison Headley, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Matthew Heerman, Master of Science in Biochemistry; Jenissa Hendrickson, Bachelor of Science; Meghan Herde, Bachelor of Science; Eduardo Hernandez-Hedges, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems; Brody Herrick, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Ben Hess, Bachelor of Science; Elisha Hillegeist, Bachelor of Science in Education; William Hisle, Master of Arts Economics; Brett Hoshaw, Bachelor of Science in Technology Management; Ryann Hydeman, Bachelor of Science in Education; William Jernigan, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Erika Jones, Bachelor of Science; Katie Jones, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Laura Jones, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Kaylee Jorgenson, Bachelor of Science; Daniel Kahl, Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction; Bruce Kamanga, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Edward Kane, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Megan Kass, Bachelor of Science; Brooklyn Keating, Bachelor of Science; April Kerr, Bachelor of Science in Education; Leif Kerr, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Katherine Klopf, Bachelor of Science; Katherine Kramer, Bachelor of Science in Education, Magna Cum Laude; Alexis Kringen, Master of Science in Educational Leadership; Derek Kruse, Bachelor of Science; Caleb Kueser, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Zachary Lee, Master of Accountancy; Hillary Lenz, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness; Bowen Li, Bachelor of Science; Justin Lindsten, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Tyler Link, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude; Reid Lundin, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and Master of Science in Architectural Engineering, Magna Cum Laude; Christopher Maldonado-Martinez, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering; Amanda Martin, Bachelor of Science; Megan Martini, Bachelor of Science in Education; Kelsey Matthews, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude; Jessica Mayfield, Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology; Jessica McQueen, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Jason Meurisse, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Joshua Meyer, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; David Miles, Bachelor of Science; Justin Miller, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Michael Miller, Master of Arts in Sociology; Brady Moddelmog, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness; Joshua Moldrup, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Allison Moore, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Howida Moustafa, Master of Arts in Modern Languages; Justin Murray, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Cassandra Myskiw, Bachelor of Science; Rekha Natarajan, Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics; Douglas Neal, Bachelor of Science; Andrew Newkirk, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Andrew Nicholson, Master of Arts in Economics; Tor Norheim, Bachelor of Science; Frank Nti, Master of Science in Agricultural Economics; Jay O'Dell, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; David Ochs, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering; Sarah Paland, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Thomas Parish, Master of Fine Arts; Logan Peelen, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Taylor Penick, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Allison Petersheim, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Brooke Pigno, Bachelor of Science in Education, Magna Cum Laude; Michael Place, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude; Amanda Postier, Bachelor of Arts; Charissa Ratliff, Bachelor of Science in Bakery Science and Management; Samantha Raymer, Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition; Ted Regehr, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Benjamin Reker, Bachelor of Science; Nicole Renberg, Bachelor of Science in Education, Magna Cum Laude; Jacob Renne, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Thomas Reust, Bachelor of Arts; Reginald Rice, Master of Science in Physics; Jeffrey Saddler, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Kimberly Sands, Bachelor of Arts; Kolten Schulze, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering; Philip Sears, Master of Business Administration; Andi Shore, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Khadga Shrestha, Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry; Aaron Shroyer, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering; Dan Skala, Bachelor of Science; Artem Skryabin, Bachelor of Science; Katie Smith, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Ian Sobering, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude; Justin Souza, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Jessica Sovick, Bachelor of Arts; Stephanie Sowell, Bachelor of Science in Education; Tracy Spade, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Secondary Major; Chelsea Spencer, Bachelor of Science in Education, Summa Cum Laude; Jakob Thierer, Bachelor of Science; Nathaniel Thompson-Weaver, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Seth Tolle, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Summa Cum Laude; Thomas Tredway, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management; Allison Tull, Bachelor of Science in Education; Andrey Ukrazhenko, Bachelor of Arts; Mercedes Waker, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Joel Wallace, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems; Janalee Walter, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition; Ryun Ward, Bachelor of Science; Stephanie Webster, Bachelor of Science in Education; Kelsey Welliver, Bachelor of Arts; Anna Wiehe, Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction; Chelsie Williams, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Maia Williams, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Sande Williams, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Mario Williamson, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Matthew Willis, Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management; Michael Wimer, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Laura Woods, Bachelor of Science; Serena Woodside, Master of Science in Special Education

Ogden: Breanna Kresser, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Linnette Rodriguez, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Randolph: Megan Fink, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Augustus Shultz, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Riley: Ashley Bailey, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude; Darci Bohnenblust, Master of Science in Psychology; Amanda Causey, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Dustin Dhuyvetter, Bachelor of Arts; Tyler Link, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude; Todd Visser, Bachelor of Science

 

Rooks County

Plainville: Toby Ruder, Bachelor of Science in Education