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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:

Phillips County

Logan: Kathryn Hartman, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services, Magna Cum Laude

Phillipsburg: Rebecca Van Allen, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude

Pottawatomie County

Olsburg: Kameron Drouillard, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude

St. Marys: John Neeck, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Summa Cum Laude; and Allison Skees, Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude

Wamego: Nickolas Hartwich, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude; Bethany Sanderson, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Summa Cum Laude

Pratt County

Pratt: Lindsey Besser, Bachelor of Science in Education, Cum Laude; Jared Flowers, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude; Caleb Gillig, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude; and Paul Harris, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude