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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
Athens: Heather Devota Barton, doctor of philosophy in biology
Hiram: Jason Roger Koepp, bachelor of science