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Note to editors: If a county or state is not listed, there were no honor students from that area. 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.
News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg and Beth Bohn, 785-532-2535, media@k-state.edu

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

K-STATE AWARDS SEMESTER, GRADUATION HONORS FOR SPRING 2010

MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University is recognizing more than 2,850 students with spring semester honors and more than 320 students with graduation honors.

K-State students who earned a 3.75 grade point average or higher for the spring 2010 semester were awarded semester honors. Students had to be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of graded course work.

Summa cum laude, K-State's highest graduation honor, was awarded to 103 students who graduated with an academic average of 3.95 or higher; 120 students graduated magna cum laude with an academic average of 3.85 to 3.949; and 125 students graduated cum laude with an academic average of 3.750 to 3.848.

Students earning semester and/or graduation honors receive commendations from their deans, with the honors recorded on their permanent academic records.

K-State students earning semester honors and students earning graduation honors, by county and hometown:

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

NEBRASKA

Adams: Allan Edward Richardson

Beatrice: Benjamin Alan Christensen, Julianne Christine Jensby

Bellevue: Alexis Kathleen Kiel

Blair: Jenna Marie Gentzler

Chappell: Christopher Jobman Morris

Danbury: Alyssa Marie Rippe

Eagle: Kelsey Renee Fiddes

Elkhorn: Elizabeth Ann Faltin, Matthew Browning Hull, Mallory Ann Larsen

Elm Creek: Nathan Ryan Keep

Gibbon: Lauren Jader

Hastings: Ashley Elizabeth Rethorst

Kearney: Channing Alexander Navis

Lavista: Chandler Nichole Whaley

Lincoln: Amanda Ball, Whitney Buchmann, Megan Marie Haney, Cynthia Leann Knudsen, Britney Weiser, Jamie Leigh Weiser

McCool Junction: Samantha Ray White

Oakland: Brooke Johanna Lechtenberg

Odell: Kristin Michelle Scheele

Offutt AFB: Ashleigh Renae Herd

Omaha: Margaret Ann Baumann, Michael Gaylord Boeck, Matt Lawal Brown, Robert John Dorman, Sarah Patricia Guinane, Katelyn Brooke Macholan, Kari Anne Phelan, David Ryan Smith, Sarah Lynn Taphorn, Charles Deloss Viers

Papillion: Nick Adam Brainard, Callie Ann Erickson, Kayla Marie Le, Matthew William Sommer, Melissa Kaye Woodworth

Platte Center: Shannon Faith Goedeken

Utica: Justin Gene Wiemer

Valentine: Dustin Lee Davis

West Point: Robert Kreikemeier, Kimberly Ann Meiergerd

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

Elm Creek: Nathan Ryan Keep, cum laude with a B.S. in agriculture

Hastings: Ashley Elizabeth Rethorst, cum laude with a bachelor of science

Lincoln: Whitney Buchmann, magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts

Mccook: Danielle Rose Pettera, cum laude with a B.S. in business administration

Omaha: Sarah Patricia Guinane, magna cum laude with a bachelor of science; Kari Anne Phelan, summa cum laude with a B.S. in business administration; Sarah Lynn Taphorn, cum laude with a bachelor of science

West Point: Robert Kreikemeier, cum laude with a B.S. in agriculture

Valentine: Dustin Lee Davis, magna cum laude with a B.S. in agriculture

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

NEVADA

Ruby Valley: Sara Ellen Morrison

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

Ruby Valley: Sara Ellen Morrison, cum laude with a B.S. in agribusiness

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

NEW HAMPSHIRE

There were no students from New Hampshire receiving semester honors.

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

Nashua: Yaicha Marie Peters, cum laude with a doctor of veterinary medicine

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

NEW JERSEY

Boonton: Jacob Matthew Kiefer

Pitman: Kelly Ann Harris

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no New Jersey students graduating with honors.

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque: Joseph Bartley Kinney, Bhumieka Patel

Farmington: Karyna V Pearce

Portales: Caroline Anne Knudson

Tucumcari: Caitlyn Marisa Romero

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

Albuquerque: Lee Sienna Lechner, summa cum laude with a bachelor of science

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

NEW YORK

Greenport: Lara McNeil

Webster: Chad Robert Foust

West Point: Asucena Ochoa Romero

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

East Berne: Rebecca Jean Kryzak, cum laude with a doctor of veterinary medicine

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

NORTH CAROLINA

Black Mountain: Michael James Keenan

Wake Forest: Jamie Thomas Schendt

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no North Carolina students graduating with honors.