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:

South Carolina

Aiken: Portia DeLoache, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Columbia: John Leonard, Master of Architecture

Jonesville: Darren Fowler, Master of Science in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education

Lexington: Ashley Padgett, Master of Fine Arts

Travelers Rest: Caitlyn Sleconich, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services

South Dakota

Brookings: Carey Kilmer, Master of Science in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education

Harrold: Calyssa Thomas, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Huron: Brittany Olson, Bachelor of Science

Rapid City: Lindsay Drake, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; Paige Osterloo, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering