Note to editors: Students are listed by county and hometown. If a student is receiving more than one degree, all degrees to be earned are listed with the student's name. If a Manhattan area address was given as a permanent address, the student will be listed in the permanent address county and also in the county for the high school of record. If a county or state is not listed, there were no graduates from that area.

Written by: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, sjacques@k-state.edu

Monday, June 3, 2013

Spring graduates: Nearly 3,000 students earn degrees from Kansas State University

MANHATTAN -- Nearly 3,000 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this spring.

The graduates are from 103 Kansas counties, 48 states and 41 countries.

Degrees earned include nearly 2,350 bachelor's degrees, more than 600 master's degrees, more than 170 doctorates and more than 20 associate degrees.

Students earning degrees include:

Pennsylvania

Annville: Mark Morton, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Belle Vernon: James Johnson, Master of Music

Carlisle: Jerome Sibayan, Doctor of Philosophy in Security Studies

Hughestown: Kevin Gitkos, Master of Science in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education

Levittown: Scott Pickard, Doctor of Philosophy in History

Loysville: Richard Rossman, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

McMurray: Seth Spill, Master of Science in Food Science

Nazareth: Michael Pereira, Bachelor of Science

Shillington: Jennifer Collins, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Somerset: Diana Fath, Bachelor of Science