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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:

Nebraska

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Adams: Allan E Richardson; Russel Wayne Richardson

Beatrice: Julianne Christine Jensby; Ross Daniel Jensby

Bellevue: Alexis Kathleen Kiel; Josef Hector Lang

Chappell: Christopher Jobman Morris

Columbus: Samantha R Brandt; Caitlin Nicole Riley

Danbury: Alyssa Marie Rippe

Decatur: Brandi Megan Mussack

Elkhorn: Elizabeth Ann Faltin; Hannah Jean Gordon; Matthew Browning Hull; Mallory Ann Larsen

Fremont: Courtney Shuree Cook

Gibbon: Lauren Jader

Grand Island: Taylor Marie Johnson

Gretna: James Woodrow Rittenberger

Hastings: Kourtney Boehler

Humboldt: Sydney Adele Henderson

Lavista: Ian Ross Goding; Chandler Nichole Whaley

Lincoln: Brian James Blankenau; Sophia Josephine Dongilli; Betsy Alyse Philippi; Amber Jo Schueth; Melanie Anne Thomas; Jamie Leigh Weiser

Milburn: Leigh Ashley Wacker

Oakland: Maxwell Aaron Andersen; Paige Elizabeth Lechtenberg

Omaha: Matt Lawal Brown; Hannah Elizabeth Brummer; Caitlin Anne Ford; Brittany R Johansen; Katherine Marie Leise; Katherine Ann Schlesinger; Paul Joseph Waters; Emily Anne White

Papillion: Nick Adam Brainard; Michael Cabrera; Courtney Nicole Hylen; Scott Daniel Johnson; Melissa Kaye Woodworth

Platte Center: Shannon Faith Goedeken

Plattsmouth: Megan Okeson

Seward: Kent Allen Urban

Utica: Justin Gene Wiemer

Weeping Water: Cari Laughlin

West Point: Laura Emma Kreikemeier

Wilber: Elizabeth Ann Ourecky

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Bellevue: Julia Patricia Paul, Cum Laude with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Blair: Jenna Marie Gentzler, Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts

Decatur: Brandi Megan Mussack, Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Hotel and Restaurant Mgt

Gibbon: Lauren Jader, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science

Papillion: Katelyn Michelle Harvey, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Agriculture

 

New Mexico

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Albuquerque: Joseph Bartley Kinney; Bhumieka Patel; Eric Plegge

Carlsbad: Haley Merritt Jones

Clovis: Ashley Marie Thackrah; Cory Alexander Young

Los Alamos: Bryant Letellier; Rebecca Mae Martineau

Tucumcari: Caitlyn Marisa Romero

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Tucumcari: Caitlyn Marisa Romero, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Agriculture

 

New York

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Saratoga Springs: Kelly Lea Becker

Sleepy Hollow: Jennifer Lynn McLean

Webster: Chad Robert Foust

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Akron: Jennifer Amy Brewer, Cum Laude with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

 

North Carolina

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Jamestown: Sydney Allison Smolecki

Locust: Brandy Danielle Cleveland

Wake Forest: Jamie Thomas Schendt

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no North Carolina students graduating with honors.

 

North Dakota

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

No students receiving semester honors listed North Dakota as their permanent address.

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Buchanan: Louis Jan Anderson, Cum Laude with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Ypsilanti: Austin James Domek, Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine