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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

CHATAUQUA COUNTY

Sedan: Charley Paul Stettler, bachelor of science in business administration

 

CLARK COUNTY

Minneola: Michelle Lynn Clowdis, bachelor of science in education

 

CLAY COUNTY

Clay Center: Kendra Amanda Beatty, master of architecture; Ashtynn Lea Hardesty, bachelor of science in agriculture

 

CLOUD COUNTY

There were no graduation candidates listing Cloud County as their permanent address.

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.

Clifton-Clyde High School: Ryan Arlan Benteman, associate of technology; Benjamin James George, master of science in curriculum and instruction

Concordia High School: Jennifer Marie Funk, master of science in curriculum and instruction

Miltonvale High School: Austin Mark Graham, master of arts in economics

 

COWLEY COUNTY

Winfield: Samantha JoAnne Lawrence, bachelor of science in agriculture

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.

Winfield High School: Heather Ann Biby, bachelor of science in education; Robert Lee Wilson, bachelor of science in business administration

 

CRAWFORD COUNTY

Frontenac: Jennifer Lane Hunt, bachelor of science in education

Pittsburg: Stephanie Claire Werner, bachelor of science in business administration