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Written by: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, sjacques@k-state.edu

Monday, June 24, 2013

Scholastic success: More than 350 students receive graduation honors

MANHATTAN -- More than 350 Kansas State University students are earning graduation honors with their degrees.

Earning the university's top graduation honor, summa cum laude, were 91 students who earned an academic average of 3.95 or higher; 131 students graduated magna cum laude for an academic average of 3.85 to 3.949; and 128 students graduated cum laude for an academic average of 3.750 to 3.848. Forty-eight students earned graduation honors for multiple degrees.

Kansas State University students earning graduation honors include:

Barber County

Sharon: Kristen Eck, Bachelor of Science in Education, Magna Cum Laude

Barton County

Claflin: Sarah Stueder, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude

Great Bend: Krisha Stoss, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude

Holyrood: Katharine Phelan, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude

Bourbon County

Fort Scott: Sterling Braun, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude

Brown County

Everest: Nicole Lehew, Bachelor of Science in Apparel and Textiles, Cum Laude

Morrill: Julie Grimm, Bachelor of Science in Education, Cum Laude

Butler County

Andover: Kassidy Kaiser, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Summa Cum Laude, and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude; and Hannah Weimer, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Summa Cum Laude

Augusta: Natalie Caldarera, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude

El Dorado: Rachel Allemand, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude