News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-2535, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Friday, June 24, 2011
K-STATE AWARDS SEMESTER, GRADUATION HONORS FOR SPRING 2011
MANHATTAN -- More than 3,000 students earned semester honors from Kansas State University for their academic performance in the spring 2011 semester, while 337 students have received May 2011 graduation honors to recognize outstanding academic performance.
Students earning semester and/or graduation honors receive commendations from their deans, with the honors recorded on their permanent academic records. K-State semester honors are awarded to students who earned a 3.75 grade point average or higher for the semester. Students had to be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of graded course work.
May 2011 graduation honors include 111 students who graduated summa cum laude from K-State for having an academic average of 3.95 or higher; 111 students graduated magna cum laude for an academic average of 3.85 to 3.949; and 115 students graduated cum laude for an academic average of 3.750 to 3.848.
K-State students earning semester honors and students earning graduation honors, by county and hometown:
KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS
Lexington: Brianne Elizabeth Pierce
KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS
There were no Kentucky students graduating with honors.