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Kansas State University Spring 2010 Graduation Candidates

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 graduation candidates from that area.
News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg and Katie Mayes, 785-532-2535,

Thursday, May 13, 2010


MANHATTAN -- Almost 2,600 students are set to graduate from Kansas State University in ceremonies this spring.

Ceremonies on K-State's Manhattan campus will be Friday, May 14, and Saturday, May 15. Commencement for K-State at Salina was May 8.

K-State is awarding nearly 1,960 bachelor's degrees, more than 450 master's degrees, nearly 170 doctorates and 40 associates degrees. More than 60 students are receiving multiple degrees.

Candidates for graduation include:



Boise: Deena Marie LaJoie, bachelor of science in dietetics

Buhl: Beth Cothern, master of science in family studies and human services



Antioch: Joseph William Kinney, bachelor of science in business administration

Cambridge: Kindra Catherine Gradert, master of science in animal science

Chicago: Susan Marie Calabrese, master of science in academic advising

Cissna Park: Michael Frederick Kaeb, bachelor of science in agriculture

Danville: Tara Rae Jaggers, master of science in couseling and student development

Dixon: Caley Coffey, bachelor of science in agriculture; Anna Alexis Gabriel, bachelor of science in agriculture

Geneseo: Steven Dale Turner, master of agribusiness

Hawthorn Woods: Bridget Eileen Doyle, bachelor of science in agriculture

Highland: Kimberly Nicole Peek, master of arts in english

Oak Park: Jessica Hope Childs, master of arts in modern languages

Ofallon: Lauren Nicole Taggart, bachelor of arts

Orland Park: Dominika Anna Guerra, bachelor of science in hotel and restaurant management

Red Bud: Paige Victoria Sullivan, bachelor of science in agriculture

Springfield: Deidre Maxine Mapes, master of arts in english

Swansea: Meghan Deanne Wilson, master of interior architecture and product design

Watseka: Tyler James Hahn, bachelor of science in agriculture



Granger: Margaret Grace Higgins, master of science in couseling and student development

Hebron: Alan William Duttlinger, master of science in animal science

Indianapolis: Devin Wade Fenwick, bachelor of science and bachelor of science in education; Katherine Elizabeth Rea, doctor of veterinary medicine

Monterey: Cathleen Deirdre Klausing, bachelor of science

West Lafayette: Elizabeth McKenzie Lenz, master of architecture



Adel: Debra Sue Cochran, master of science in kinesiology

Ankeny: Brian Steven Koester, associate of science; Abbi Nicole Sunner, bachelor of science; Todd Matthew Vogel, bachelor of science in construction science and management

Atlantic: Kelsey Ann Fairfield, bachelor of science in bakery science and management

Carter Lake: Melissa Lynn DeBolt, bachelor of science in family studies and human services

Decorah: Alise Anne Dykstra, bachelor of science in agribusiness

Emmetsburg: William J Schany II, master of agribusiness

Oskaloosa: Nicholas Andrew Davis, bachelor of science in architectural engineering

Sheldon: Amy Marie Kinderknecht, bachelor of science and master of architecture

Washington: Leslie Ryan Thomas, bachelor of arts