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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:

Geary County

Dwight: Bailey Bohn, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services, Cum Laude

Junction City: Raymond Degan, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude; Joshua Ericson, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude; Tina Kun, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude; Daniel Madsen, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude; and Patricia Mansker, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude

Gove County

Olsburg: Russell Heier, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness, Magna Cum Laude

Gray County

Copeland: Heather Gibson, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness, Summa Cum Laude

Montezuma: Audrey Holderness, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Cum Laude

Greenwood County

Hamilton: Theresia McCollum, Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, Magna Cum Laude, and Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude