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Kansas State University
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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

WABAUNSEE COUNTY

Alma: Emily Jayne Gehrt, Stephanie Ann Tolbert

Alta Vista: Jessica Kaitlin Zimmerman

Eskridge: William David Busch, Sami Lee Rutledge

Harveyville: Kendra Jean Mitchell

Maple Hill: Jacob Lowell Gleason

Paxico: Erin Marie Kraus

Editor's note: The students listed below gave an out-of-county permanent address. These students are listed by high school to get the news to their hometown newspapers.

Mission Valley High School: Chris John Anderson

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

Maple Hill: Jacob Lowell Gleason, summa cum laude with a B.S. in agriculture

Paxico: Rebecca Lynn Short, cum laude with a B.S. in human nutrition

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

WALLACE COUNTY

Sharon Springs: Bracey Fischer, Brett A Keller, Preston Allen Smith

Weskan: Hollie Nicole Mckinney

Editor's note: The students listed below gave an out-of-county permanent address. These students are listed by high school to get the news to their hometown newspapers.

Weskan High School: Preston Allen Smith

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no Wallace County students graduating with honors.

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Clifton: Andrea Marshall

Greenleaf: Leaanne Vivian Diederich, Jared Dean Hatesohl

Haddam: Elise Marie Hardenburger

Hanover: Cindy Jo Bruna, Whitney Michelle Doebele, Chantel Marie White

Hollenberg: Kirk A Loges

Morrowville: Chantel Leigh Frager, Luke Frager, Jesse Lee Huber

Palmer: Ashtyn M Meyer, Dana Elizabeth Oehmke, Natalie Renee Wilgers

Washington: Steven Michael Colgrove, Carrie Anne Gilliam, Kayla Marie Penning, Caitlin Jennifer Sherlock, Katie Lynn Wilson, Megan Nicole Wilson

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

Clifton: Andrea Marshall, summa cum laude with a B.S. in construction science management

Linn: Rachael Ann Heck, cum laude with a B.S. in human ecology

Washington: Megan Nicole Wilson, cum laude with a bachelor of science and cum laude with a B.S. in education

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

WICHITA COUNTY

Leoti: Trenton John Wilke

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no Wichita County students graduating with honors.

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

WILSON COUNTY

Benedict: Aaron Scott Engelman

Fredonia: Ashlee Brooke Brown, Carissa Jean Rogers, Teresa Anna Siegele

Neodesha: Lacey Renae Mcclayland

Editor's note: The students listed below gave an out-of-county permanent address. These students are listed by high school to get the news to their hometown newspapers.

Neodesha High School: Jancey Saunders Hall

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

Neodesha: Lauren Elizabeth Bauman, cum laude with a B.S. in education

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

WOODSON COUNTY

Yates Center: Jessica Ann Boone, Elizabeth Ann Dick, Zachary Ryan Louderbaugh, Kyle Jay McGee

Editor's note: The students listed below gave an out-of-county permanent address. These students are listed by high school to get the news to their hometown newspapers.

Yates Center High School: Gary Allen Morris, Larita Ann Tipton

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

Yates Center: Elizabeth Ann Dick, summa cum laude with a B.S. in business administration

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 SEMESTER HONORS

WYANDOTTE COUNTY

Bonner Springs: Kristen Cecelia Beeves, Daniel Dercher, Kara Michelle Douglas, Erica Meria Freeman, Taenecia Marie Gaines-Bey, Joseph Ross Kelly, Jaci Nicole Livers, Matthew Poje, Eric Spiess, Rachel Anne Steinhauser

Edwardsville: Abagail Kathryn Polys

Kansas City: Drew Eugene Dobbeleare, Marcela Gonzalez, Steven Allen Melton, Traci Smiley, Angelica Soto, Stephanie Denise Stoway, Cecilia Marian Stump, Amanda Thomas

Editor's note: The students listed below gave an out-of-county permanent address. These students are listed by high school to get the news to their hometown newspapers.

Bishop Ward High School: Jacob Matthew Mark, Zachary Keith Mark

Bonner Springs High School: Katherine Ann Killingsworth

Turner High School: Catherine Paliwoda

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2010 GRADUATION HONORS

Bonner Springs: Joseph Robert Sullivan, cum laude with a B.S. in chemical engineering

Kansas City: Elizabeth Anne Ploetz, magna cum laude with a bachelor of science

Editor's note: The students listed below gave an out-of-county permanent address. These students are listed by high school to get the news to their hometown newspapers.

Bishop Ward High School: Zachary Keith Mark, summa cum laude with a B.S. in business administration

Saint Teresas Academy: Meredith Lynch, magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts; Julie Marie Shuss, magna cum laude with a B.S. in business administration