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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:

California

Hayward: Elizabeth Thompson, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Magna Cum Laude

Laguna Niguel: Laura Rice, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Magna Cum Laude

Los Gatos: Jennifer Booth, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cum Laude

San Jose: Linda Watson, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Magna Cum Laude

Topanga: Jennifer Giraldin, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cum Laude

Colorado

Highlands Ranch: Emily Cozzetto, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services, Cum Laude

Albuquerque: Ashleigh Herd, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Summa Cum Laude

Centennial: Sarah Schreiber, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude

Monument: Katelyn Fentiman, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Magna Cum Laude

Otis: Emily Mollohan, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness, Cum Laude, and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Cum Laude