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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:

Canada

Laura Hildebrandt, Bachelor of Science in Education, Cum Laude

China

Zihao Gong, Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Summa Cum Laude; Jun Pan, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude; Linlin Shi, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude; Ziming Wang, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude; Fangzhou Wu, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Summa Cum Laude; Shuwa Zhang, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude; Xing Zhang, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude; Ying Zhuo, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude; and Yili Zou, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude

Indonesia

Sean Cochran, Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude

Japan

Kohei Nagano, Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Technology, Cum Laude

Republic of Korea

Kwang Kon Park, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Summa Cum Laude