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News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-2535, media@k-state.edu
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:

Labette County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Altamont: Bethany Bohnenblust; Lucas Paul Hartman

Bartlett: Logan Levi Britton

Cherryvale: Michael Brothers

Parsons: Aaron Stewart Burke; Ethan Michael LaForge

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.

Labette County High School: Trace Allen Goodwin

Parsons Senior High School: Deborah Jean Goins

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Parsons: James Thomas Gilpin, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Agriculture

 

Lane County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Dighton: Taylor Shyloh Barber

Healy: Kurt Adam Fenster

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.

Healy High School: Taylor Lynn Walker

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no Lane County students graduating with honors.

 

Leavenworth County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Basehor: Allison Ann Hatfield; Anna Michelle Mark; Jacob Matthew Mark; Kimberly Ann Peterson; Michael Adam Rich

Easton: Cynthia Marie Jones

Fort Leavenworth: Jessica Renee Feltz

Lansing: Stephanie Anne Birdsall; Michelle Elizabeth Marie Foster; Emilee Danielle Taylor; Parker Thomas Wilhelm

Leavenworth: Lyndsey Colleen Bates; Samantha Nicole Brown; Elizabeth Florence Decker; Amalee Juel Dykes; Candice Brooke Edwards; Nicholas Andrew Foster; Chris Alan Hansen; Ayla Rey Ann Loewen; Ashley Marie O'Neil; Brian Benjamin Tierney; Jason Tyler Wahaus; Rashael Marie Wilson; Kelly Lynn Yunghans

Linwood: Hannah Lyn Chavers; Mary Ellen Cox; Spencer L Dove

Tonganoxie: Amanda Kathleen Albert; Jake Steven Bontrager; Mitchell Robert DeHoff; Kelly Marie Leonard; Ashlee Renee Lohman; Sarah Lynn Smith

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.

Lansing High School: Lori Brooke Flippo; Melissa K Porter; Matthew John Warner; Alex Weber

Leavenworth Senior High School: Dixie Jean Portenier

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Leavenworth: Brian Benjamin Tierney, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Linwood: Mary Ellen Cox, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Family Studies Human Services

 

Lincoln County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Beverly: Caleb Wieneke; Rebecca Dawn Wieneke

Lincoln: Jamie Lynn Briscoe; Leland Lydell Larsen

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.

Sylvan Unified High School: Nathan Watson

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Beverly: Caleb Wieneke, Cum Laude with a B.S. in Construction Science Management

 

Linn County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Lacygne: Elaine Juchser Wagner

Mound City: Dwight Erich Long

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.

Prairie View High School: Brett Andrew Fisher; Lindsey Jean Wilson

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no Linn County students graduating with honors.

 

Logan County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Oakley: Chad Baalman; Paul Henry Kuhlman; Hannah Deane Moorhous

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.

Oakley High School: Ranae Lynn Aleshire

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Oakley: Steven Kelly, Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts

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.

Oakley High School: Holly Ann VanSkike, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Education

 

Lyon County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Allen: Kiley D Stinson

Emporia: Samantha Kristeen Avery; Anna Christine Binder; Nicole Ann Burdiek; Kristen Mercedes Garcia; Brandon Heavener; Samantha Nicole Kraft; Taylor Main; Laura Jean Mosher; Nichole Renae Naab; Jennifer Renee Pike; Zachary Schuler

Hartford: Travis Lyle Hancock; Clareen O'Connor; Andrew Patrick Wiederholt

Olpe: Tanner John Coble; Drew Alan Pettijohn; Brooke D Schmidt; August Stueve

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.

Emporia Senior High School: Aaron Edward Adams; Lucinda Lynn Breeden; Zachariah Ellis Button; Joel Timothy Christiansen; Lynne Katherine Oswald

Northern Heights High School: Victoria Harkins

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Emporia: Anna Christine Binder, Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Dietetics