News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-2535, email@example.com
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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
Bennington: Carey Lynn Ellison, master of science in academic advising
Broken Bow: Abram Heath Babcock, doctor of philosophy in pathobiology
La Vista: Brooke M. Clements, master of science in academic advising
Lebanon: Kegan Yates Macfee, bachelor of science in agriculture
Lincoln: Gabrielle Rae James, bachelor of science in business administration; Craig M McGill, master of science in academic advising
Papillion: Michael Edward Nollett, master of accountancy
Seward: Alexander J. Reisinger, master of science in biology
Waverly: Cody James Schneider, master of science in animal science
Wilber: Bryce Mark Gerlach, master of science in animal science
Henderson: Ryan Michael Redger, bachelor of science in construction science and management
Minden: Lynn I McKissock, master of science in psychology
Albuquerque: John Mark Ragsdale, doctor of philosophy in pathobiology
Brooklyn: Scott Matthew Williams, master of science in animal science
Leroy: Megan Renee Myers-Kelly, bachelor of science in food science and industry
Greensboro: Amanda Robbins Hughes, master of science in academic advising