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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:



Aldie: Girija Vijaykumar, bachelor of science in dietetics

Arlington: Megan Elizabeth Oelstrom, doctor of veterinary medicine

Centreville: Heather Renee Rubi, bachelor of science in agriculture

Christiansburg: Christopher K. White, doctor of philosophy in curriculum and instruction

Suffolk: LaCurtis Banks, master of science in electrical engineering

Virginia Beach: Lorie Jean Denholm Vann, bachelor of science in technology management

Woodbridge: Quentin Jeffrey Jurin, master of science in adult, occupational and continuing education