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News release prepared by: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, June 25, 2012
Fruits of labor: Hard work pays off with graduation honors to more than 400 students
MANHATTAN -- More than 410 Kansas State University students graduated with scholastic honors at the spring 2012 commencement in May, setting a record high for the total of number of students to receive honors within the past 10 years.
Earning the university's top graduation honor, summa cum laude, were 133 students who earned an academic average of 3.95 or higher; 123 students graduated magna cum laude for an academic average of 3.85 to 3.949; and 154 students graduated cum laude for an academic average of 3.750 to 3.848. Fifteen students who earned multiple degrees also earned graduation honors for each degree, and six students earning graduation honors completed the university honors program.
K-State students earning graduation honors include:
Abingdon: Steven Niemeier, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Summa Cum Laude
Belleville: Joshua Wetzig, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, Cum Laude
Macon: Samuel Hocker, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cum Laude
Sandwich: Robert Munson, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Cum Laude
Urbana: Jamie Weiser, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude
Yorktown: Daniel Hornsby, Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude
Cedar Falls: Anne Schmitz, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies Human Services, Cum Laude
Council Bluffs: Jackson Dick, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude
West Des Moines: Alison Meyer, Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, Summa Cum Laude