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:

 

Wabaunsee County

Alma: Todd Wenderott, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Alta Vista: Blake Mayer, Bachelor of Arts; Jacob Terrell, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Jessica Zimmerman, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Magna Cum Laude

Eskridge: Alice Frost, Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling and Student Development; Erin Sage, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Maple Hill: Shelby Cowan, Bachelor of Science in Education

 

Wallace County

Sharon Springs: Lauren Elder, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Taylor Elder, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Cum Laude; Drew Frasier, Bachelor of Science; Jeffrey Hennick, Bachelor of Science in Education

Wallace: Brock Williams, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

 

Washington County

Hanover: John Bruna, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness; Ethan Zabokrtsky, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management

Linn: Amy Howell, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Washington: Ethan Schuette, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

 

Wichita County

Leoti: Calli Ridder, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

 

Wilson County

Altoona: Paul Crawshaw, Bachelor of Arts; Ethan Walker, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Fredonia: Eduardo Hernandez-Hedges, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

 

Woodson County

Toronto: Isaac O'Hare, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management; Hannah Tipton, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Yates Center: Paul Danler, Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management; Billy Dempsay, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

 

Wyandotte County

Bonner Springs: Ian Briggs, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Kansas City: DeJourea Carter, Bachelor of Science; Adreena Cook, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Colin Duke, Bachelor of Science in Dietetics; Charles Feuerborn, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering; Kaitlyn Roudybush, Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition; Shaundalyn Smith, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Angelica Soto, Bachelor of Science in Education; Alexander Vansant, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration