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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:
Durham: Julianne Chisholm, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, and Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude
Lost Springs: Nicole Stenzel, Bachelor of Science in Apparel and Textiles, Magna Cum Laude
Frankfort: Leah Miller, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude
Flagler: Tiffany Poet, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Cum Laude
Lindsborg: Sarah Kellogg, Bachelor of Science in Education, Cum Laude
McPherson: Allie Archer, Bachelor of Science in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Cum Laude; Kari Wagoner, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude
Louisburg: Hannah Brink, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude; Jessica Rose, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude
Osawatomie: Timothy Walmann, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Cum Laude
Paola: Bridget Kennedy, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude; Spencer Lickteig, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude; Leah Wolff, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude
Elk City: Matt Beason, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude
Council Grove: Lauren James, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Magna Cum Laude; Christina Miller, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude