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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

NEBRASKA

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

 

NEVADA

Henderson: Ryan Michael Redger, bachelor of science in construction science and management

Minden: Lynn I McKissock, master of science in psychology

 

NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque: John Mark Ragsdale, doctor of philosophy in pathobiology

 

NEW YORK

Brooklyn: Scott Matthew Williams, master of science in animal science

Leroy: Megan Renee Myers-Kelly, bachelor of science in food science and industry

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Greensboro: Amanda Robbins Hughes, master of science in academic advising