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News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-2535, media@k-state.edu
Note to editors: If a county or state is not listed, there were no students earning degrees or honors 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 of record.

Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

K-STATE AWARDS 2010 SUMMER DEGREES, GRADUATION HONORS

MANHATTAN -- Nearly 550 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this summer, with 28 students earning graduation honors for their outstanding academic work.

Degrees earned include nearly 300 bachelor's degrees, nearly 200 master's degrees, more than 35 doctoral degrees and several associate degrees. Some students earned multiple degrees.

Six students graduated summa cum laude, K-State's top graduation honor. Ten students graduated magna cum laude and 12 graduated cum laude. Summa cum laude graduates earned a 3.95 or higher cumulative academic average at K-State. Students qualify for magna cum laude with an average of 3.85 to 3.949, and students with averages of 3.75 to 3.849 graduate cum laude.

Summer 2010 graduates had the option of participating in K-State's May 2010 commencement ceremony or fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 10-11.

K-State students earning degrees and students earning graduation honors include:

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SUMMER 2010 GRADUATES

BARTON COUNTY

Claflin: Samantha Kay Hickel, bachelor of science in apparel and textiles; Melissa Ruth Schartz, bachelor of science

Ellinwood: Jason Alan Cogan, bachelor of science in agriculture

Hoisington: Shelly Renee Ritter, bachelor of science

Odin: April Terese Kaiser, bachelor of science in business administration

Editor's note: The students listed below gave an out-of-county permanent address. These students are listed by high school to get the news to their hometown newspapers.

Great Bend High School: Matthew Ryan Cartlidge, master of arts in geography; Lori Michelle Heidrick, summa cum laude with a bachelor of science in education; Sarah Anne Rouse, bachelor of science in education

 

BOURBON COUNTY

Fort Scott: James C. Fox, master of music

 

BUTLER COUNTY

Andover: Andrew Shane Adams, bachelor of science in business administration; Michael James Ralston, cum laude with a bachelor of science in business administration; Margaret Jane Warren, bachelor of science in family studies and human services

Benton: Richard B. Teter, doctor of philosophy in curriculum and instruction

Editor's note: The students listed below gave an out-of-county permanent address. These students are listed by high school to get the news to their hometown newspapers.

Andover Central High School: Kari Aubon Kincaid, magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in education

El Dorado High School: Laura Marie Artman, cum laude with a bachelor of science in apparel and textiles; Jason Alan Cogan, bachelor of science in agriculture; Jeanette Lynn Rikli, bachelor of science

Rose Hill High School: Randi Lauren King, bachelor of science in agriculture