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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:

Decatur County

Dresden: Kendra Spresser, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude

Dickinson County

Herington: Crysta McMahan, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude

Solomon: Dustin Ewing, Associate of Technology, Cum Laude

Doniphan County

Highland: Joshua Hargis, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude

Douglas County

Baldwin City: Clare Miles, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Magna Cum Laude

Kechi: Adam Emerson, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Magna Cum Laude

Lawrence: Michelle Sauer, Bachelor of Science in Education, Magna Cum Laude