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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:

Hamilton County

Syracuse: Marisa Howell, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude

Harper County

Anthony: Heather Watts, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services, Cum Laude

Harvey County

Newton: Trevor Kaufman, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Summa Cum Laude

Haskell County

Satanta: Shelby Hill, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Magna Cum Laude

Sublette: Mallory Weidner, Bachelor of Science in Education, Summa Cum Laude