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Note to editors: Students are listed by county and hometown. If a student is receiving more than one degree, all degrees to be earned are listed with the student's name, as are any graduation honors. 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 of record. If a county or state is not listed, there were no graduates from that area.
List prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-1542, jfosberg@k-state.edu; and Megan Molitor, 785-532-1566, molitor@k-state.edu

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

Fall graduates: nearly 1,300 earn degrees from K-State

MANHATTAN -- Nearly 1,300 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this fall.

The graduates hail from 87 Kansas counties, 35 states and 22 countries. Graduation honors were also earned by 132 of these new graduates for their outstanding academic work.

Degrees earned include more than 1,100 bachelor's, approximately 200 master's, nearly 50 doctorates and more than 15 associate degrees.

Twenty-three students graduated summa cum laude, the university's top graduation honor, by earning a 3.95 or higher cumulative academic average. Forty-five students graduated magna cum laude and 62 graduated cum laude. Students qualify for magna cum laude with an academic average of 3.85 to 3.949, and students with academic averages of 3.75 to 3.849 graduate cum laude.

Students earning degrees and students earning graduation honors include:



Anderson and Atchison

Barber, Barton, Bourbon, Brown and Butler

Chase, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Clark, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Cowley and Crawford

Decatur, Dickinson, Doniphan and Douglas

Edwards and Ellis

Finney, Ford and Franklin

Geary, Gove, Graham, Grant and Gray

Harper, Harvey, Haskell and Hodgeman

Jackson, Jefferson, Jewell and Johnson

Kearny and Kingman

Labette, Lane, Leavenworth, Lincoln, Linn, Logan and Lyon

Marion, Marshall, McPherson, Meade, Miami, Mitchell, Montgomery and Morris

Nemaha, Neosho, Ness and Norton

Osage, Osborne and Ottawa

Pawnee, Phillips, Pottawatomie and Pratt

Rawlins, Reno, Republic, Rice, Riley, Rooks, Rush and Russell

Saline, Scott, Sedgwick, Seward, Shawnee, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Stafford, Stevens and Sumner

Thomas and Trego

Wabaunsee, Washington, Wichita, Woodson and Wyandotte




California, Colorado and Connecticut

District of Columbia




Idaho, Illinois, Indiana and Iowa

Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Montana

Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York and North Carolina

Ohio, Oklahoma and Oregon


South Carolina

Tennessee and Texas



Washington and Wisconsin

Out of Country