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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:

Osage County

Lyndon: Matthew Janssen, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Magna Cum Laude

Osage City: Matti Kuykendall, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Cum Laude

Osborne County

Alton: Nathaniel Mick, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Magna Cum Laude

Ottawa County

Minneapolis: Reilly Bollier, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude

Salina: Jordan Fief, Bachelor of Science in Milling Science and Management, Summa Cum Laude

Tescott: Lindsy Liggett, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude