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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:

Wallace County

Sharon Springs: Chricket Short, Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, Magna Cum Laude, and Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude

Washington County

Hanover: Kirk Loges, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, Magna Cum Laude

Morrowville: Jesse Huber, Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Summa Cum Laude, and Associate of Technology, Summa Cum Laude

Washington: Steven Colgrove, Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Summa Cum Laude, and Associate of Technology, Summa Cum Laude; and Kayla Penning, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude

Wichita County

Leoti: Trenton Wilke, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Summa Cum Laude

Wilson County

Fredonia: Ashlee Brown, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Summa Cum Laude

Wyandotte County

Kansas City: Anthony Ralston, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude