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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:

Rawlins County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Atwood: Megan Leigh Cahoj

Ludell: Bethany Eileen Holste

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no Rawlins County students graduating with honors.

 

Reno County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Buhler: Austin James Enns; Kourtney Ann Krehbiel; Ashley Marie Regier; Meaghan Alyse Shroyer; Taylor Brent Wedel

Haven: Susan Nicole Borntrager

Hutchinson: James Arpin; Caroline Diane Bacon; Megan R Barnett; Chelsea Lynn Brown; Katie Frances Brummett; Joshua Allan Carroll; Zachary James Degner; Nathanael Paul Fehl; Brandon Keith Janzen; Kayla L Jones; Margaret Paige Kautzer; Tai-Wen Ko; Lauren Marie Lund; Sara E Mann; Christopher Lee Miertschin; Brian Edward Moore; Kylee Marie Naccarato; Shelby Lynne Nelson; Joshua Dean Neufeld; Chloe Rae Noll; Matthew James Oswalt; Taylor Reed Pankratz; Amanda Lynea Perser; Monica Elisa Reza; Shelbi Nicole Sasse; Kyle Stropes; Kara Stucky; Kara Laren Taylor; Jordan Michelle Tonn; Justin Douglas Vibbert; Kalynn Vibbert; Jessica Marie Wingfield

Nickerson: Kristin Henke

Pretty Prairie: Donovan Krehbiel; David Larson; Sydney Louise Krueger Lesage

Turon: Anna Marie Zink

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.

Buhler High School: Brandon William Brunner

Haven High School: Michael Reichenberger

Heritage Christian School: Carol A Cooper

Trinity Catholic High School: Thomas Patrick Weninger

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Buhler: Brendan James Winkler, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Education

Hutchinson: Tai-Wen Ko, Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering; Lauren Marie Lund, Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Administration; Andy Newsum, Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Agriculture; Kailyn Marie Willse, 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.

Buhler High School: Jackie Leann Anschutz, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science

 

Republic County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Belleville: Trenton David Colburn; Erica Ann Hadachek; Kendra Ann Miller; Brett Colton Wilkinson

Courtland: Elizabeth Marie Johnson

Cuba: Ethan Thomas Bergstrom

Munden: Kade Goodrich; Aaron Kadavy

Narka: Alex Potuzak

Republic: Brittan Jill Dietz

Scandia: Kevin Lee Bohling; Rebecca Marie Bohling; Brooke Nicole Larson

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.

Pike Valley High School: Nathan Stensaas

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Cuba: Ethan Thomas Bergstrom, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Administration

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.

Hillcrest High School: Sonia J Topliff, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science

 

Rice County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Alden: Kassidy Blys Frederick

Bushton: Karl Allen Kaiser; Christopher Thomas Ramsey

Geneseo: Chelsea Diane Kratzer

Lyons: Melody Lou Nichols

Sterling: Christian Wade Eckert; David Sheldon Lacey

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.

Little River High School: Libby Allison Shannon

Quivira Heights High School: Chelsy Lynn Parsons; Katharine Rose Phelan; Kieran Nicole Phelan

Sterling High School: Andrew Allen Willhaus

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Bushton: Karl Allen Kaiser, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Sterling: Ray Scheufler, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Computer Engineering

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.

Lyons High School: Amber Lea Hauptman, Cum Laude with a B.S. in Education and Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science

 

Riley County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Fort Riley: Theresa Leigh Barke; Kaitlin Mae Downing; Courtney Marie Greene; Daniel Madsen; Milagros Matos-Torres; Donka Todorova Milke; Pyungwha Oh; Christina Renee Wallis

Leonardville: Alicia Susan Causey; Lindsay Rae Geisler; Ryan Christopher Lund

Manhattan: Ryan Alan Ackerman; Aaron Edward Adams; Kevin Michael Adams; Vincent Rivera Adams; Bailey Dawn Adolph; James Philip Alberto; Sarah Ann Allen; John Justin Allred; Katie Marie Altstadt; Breah Michelle Andrews; Matthew Lukas Arnold; Nathan Curtis Arnold; Olivia May Baken; Kevin Bamberger; Grant Michael Bauer; David Becker; Lynn Michael Beer; Alysha M Bellamy; Grace Rosanna Benedick; Dean Harvey Bergmeier; Rena Kay Berrett; Richard Travis Beyer; Josiah Michael Bigelow; Chelsea Lynn Bird; Elizabeth Anne Bolan; Ryan Mitchell Boller; Johnathan Daniel Bostrom; Russell Paul Boyer; Lucinda Lynn Breeden; Victoria Nichole Brenneis; Jessica Dell Briggs; Hannah Lynn Brink; Sarah Marie Brink; Lindsy Brobst; Nathan James Broeckelman; Megan Rae Brouk; Brandon William Brunner; Sarah M Buckner; Roy Sidney Burkhalter; Kendall Lee Burns; Skyler Dean Butler; Zachariah Ellis Button; Ife Foluke Caldwell-Obregon; Angela Ceabrook Calhoun; Christine Michele Caplinger; Matthew Wayne Carlson; Oscar Rafael Carrion; Autumn E-Lane Causey; Matthew Chalfant; Gordon Frank Chang; John E Charbonneau; Mariah Allyn Charland; Ahyoung Cho; Caitlin Meredith Clark; Karen Elise Clifton; Tim Ryan Cochran; Josh Ryan Connet; Mindy Leray Converse; Anna Maclean Corey; Samuel Alan Cox; Martin Blake Cram; Ben Crawford; Lisa Crevoiserat; Courtney Albiona Crichlow; Alexandra Leigh Crone; Phillip Cunningham; Shamale Latrice Dancy; Ben King Davis; Scott Lee Davis; Ryan Anthony Dawkins; Nicholas Scott De Souza; Raymond Scott Degan; Emma Verschelden Denner; Brittany T Dennis; Michelle Ann Deters; Thomas Dietz; Chantel J Douglas; Aaron James Duff; Andrea Dugan; Brielle Nicole Eaton; Lorita Grace Edwards; Travis James Edwards; Chelsey Brooke Eimer; Paige Michelle Emery; Tracy Ann Engstrom; Kathryn Grace Estabrook; Maryssa Renee Estrada; Karsten Ralph Evans; Elise Lillian Fagan; Isaac Cruz Joel Falcon Campos; Robert Cochise Fant; Soffia Amethyst Farrall Da Cruz; Nathan Conway Fellows; Eric Fletcher; Lori Brooke Flippo; Michelle Lynn Fontes; Kylee Nicole Francis; Lindsay Shanae Francis; Hayden William Franz; Ryan G Fronk; Thomas Kelsham Fullagar; Joshua Daniel Garcia; Ryan Jon Gardner; Scott C Geier; Randall Wade Goble; Charles Goe; Deborah Jean Goins; Ann Elizabeth Goodson; Mary Christine Gordon; Megan Dawn Grauer; Evan Scott Gray; Brooke J Grieger; Shawn David Grisamore; Tara Dawn Haffener; Jaquelyn Kay Haney-Ballew; Damien Hansen-Devaux; Elizabeth Ann Hardie; Grady Koehn Harris; Emily Kay Haynes; John Robert Hazelwood; Sareesa Erin Healy; Russell Lynn Heier; Hillary Kaye Hendricks; Scott T Henry; William Drue Henton; Heath Charles Hermes; Kelsi Lucille Hillbrant-Head; Kelli Lace Hlavacek; Brooklyn Jean Hnizdil; David Alexander Hobbs; Justine Nicole Hobbs; Chris Ian Hodges; Mindy Hodges; Megan Jane Holle; Daniel Edward Hornsby; Mina Hosni; Elise Leona Houtz; Jessica Leann Huey; David Katon Hwang; Brock David Ingmire; Kara James; Jebril Ali Abdalla Jebril; Bethany Paige Johnson; Dylan Michael Johnson; Brett Michael Jones; Daniel Ramsey Jones; Brian Dean Jordan; Edward D Kane; Spencer William Kaufman; Cassandra Lynn Kaul; Charles Reagan Kays; Aaron Moses Keck; Jeni Lynn Kemnitz; Samuel Joseph Kenney; Faddy Imad Khamis; Aishah Naomi Khursheed; Donovan Lee Kidd; Sarah Kimberlin; Jordan Renee King; Matthew Philip Kluitenberg; Ian Wesley Knox; Jenna Lynn Koster; Katherine McMahon Kramer; Chelsey Lynn Kriley; Andrea Kruse; Phillip Anthony Kuehl; Anthony Joseph Kujawski; Paula Schlossinger Kurtz; Mark W Landess; Annamarie Belle Lane; Bryan Taylor Larsen; Alina Marie Launchbaugh; Brooke Johanna Lechtenberg; Isaak Alexander LeHew; Britny Lewis; Elias Robert Logan; Kirsten Ann Londeen; Erin Alicia Lopez; Nicole Marie Lozano; Regan Mark Lundin; Siera Lynne Lungren; Zach Lyman; Ai Tsuchiya Mackay; Tracy Rene Mahoney; Christopher Maldonado-Martinez; Daniel Martin; Ema Martinez; Sean Martin Matthews; William Carl Mauck; Thomas Arthur May; Adam Clayton McCann; Casey Barrington Mccaw; Talus Jonnie Mccowan; Matthew Roger Mchaney; David Aaron Miles; Callee Ann Miller; Thad Alan Millsap; Joseph Tucker Moberly; Stephanie Michelle Moreland; Scott Charles Frederick Morris; Avery Steven Murdie; Holly Claire Myers; Cassandra L Myskiw; Jacob Mark Nagely; Cherie Nelson; Kelley Elizabeth Nelson; Katie Ann Nicholas; Alexander David Noblett; Tyler Garrett Norris; Conor James O'Dea; Kiara Ohle; Tom M Oldfather; Marilyn Marie Ortega; Bethany Faye Parker; Chelsea Ann Parker; Susanna Jeanne Parks; Michael Joseph Peabody; Rachel Lee Peters; Carmen Mercedes Phillips; Michael Emerson Place; Bryanna Rae Pockrandt; Brianne Lynn Porter; Kelly Porter; Robert William Powell; Melissa Rene Prescott; Laura Ann Preston; Jordan Alissa Priddle; Bonnie Purdeu; Adam Steven Ramm; Colton Lars Ramsey; Zacharias Amare Retta; Jessica Leann Reyes; Tanner Blake Reynolds; Sabrina Michelle Rinaldi; Jason Lee Rippe; Heather Ann Robertson; Casandra J Robinson; Adam Raymond Rogers; Emory Branfort Rosenow; Wesley Allen Rostetter; Patrick Dennis Rourke; Preston Drew Rumford; Rachael Marie Rutter; Carlos Alberto Salazar; Camila Arlene Sanders; Cynthia C Sanders; Matt Schaffer; Nikki Schmelzle; Brittany Renee Schmitz; Kayla Mae Schmitz; Kelsy Ann Schoen; Dustin Allen Schuler; Kendra Lee Schuler; Mary Dee Schwartz; Libby Allison Shannon; Joseph Nickolas Sheppard; Aaron Shroyer; Jonathan Simonian; Allison Nicole Smith; Daniel Weston Smith; Dustin Daniel Smith; Kevin Bradley Smith; Annalise Snyder; Ryann Whitney Snyder; Ian David Sobering; Chelsea Marie Spencer; Chelsea Talla Spencer; Matthew S Spooner; Rhiannon Leigh Stallings; Luke Alexander Stauffer; Nicole Raeann Stenzel; Preston Michael Stephens; Logan Gerald Stevens; Tiffany Stevenson; Vanessa Ann Stiles; Alexandra Michelle Stingo; Mackenzie Anne Stipp; Kristen Paige Stitt; Kelsey Maureen Stout; Jason Michael Strachman Miller; Rebecca Danielle Strong; Wesley Lawrence Strouts; Anna Marie Taylor; Tiffany Nicole Taylor; Veronica Lynn Taylor; Gordon Terry; Audrey Lynn Thompson; Daniela A Thrasher; Mallory Jill Tillett; Alan Douglas Tillman; Jessica Tracz; Ashley Patricia Trevor; Sarah Suzanne Troutt; Matthew Turvey; James Louis Ungerer; Jacob Christopher Unruh; Elaine Ryan Uphoff; Kyle Mitchell Van Horn; Levi James Vanpelt; Emily Diane VanWoerkom; Kristina Nicole Vazquez; Jacob D Wagner; Erin Nichole Wainwright; Brad Wampler; Abigail Maureen Weaver; Eldon James Weaver; William Victor Webb; Katherine Wedel; Holly Falene Weeden; Jonathan Clark Weiss; Meghan Kathleen Wellington; Kelsey Welliver; Ellen Alice Rintoul Welti; Thomas Patrick Weninger; Sidney Ann Westervelt; Amber Renee Wetta; Mackenzie Leigh White; Spencer Stanley Wilds; Melanie Wilkos; Andrew Allen Willhaus; Mark H Williams; Carmen Elizabeth Wilson; Joshua Wilson; Nick Aaron Wilson; Mollie Jo Winter; Kimberly Dawn Wisdom; Aubrie Wright; Jennifer L Wright; Caleb Edward Wurth; Benjamin Yunk; Kelly Ann Zachariasen; Katy Zapletal; Heather Rose Zarger; Eric Robert Zeak; Derek Mathew Ziegler

Ogden: Elvia Araceli Burg; Karen Dyian Cypressi

Randolph: Kevin Richard Arpin; Carrie Anne Booth; Jacob Andrew Hagenmaier; Tara D Pfaff

Riley: Bethany Sue Lewis; Dayna Marie Pachta

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.

Blue Valley High School: Kameron Christine Drouillard; Amy Renee Young

Manhattan High School: Michelle Davi Cox; Lauren Brielle Everett; Brandon Patrick Hall; Elizabeth Hughes; Jiyeong Kim; Kevin Mcrell; Mindy Sue Peek; Jessica Gabriela Prado; Jill Nicole Wege

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

Leonardville: Aimee Elizabeth Nanninga, Cum Laude with a B.S. in Family Studies Human Services

Manhattan: Mark Alan Ashley, Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science; Sarah Marie Brink, Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts; Richard Todd Brooksby, Cum Laude with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; Jesse Kalin Brown, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Agriculture; Sarah M Buckner, Cum Laude with a B.S. in Family Studies Human Services; Sarah Elizabeth Cook, Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Education; Emma Verschelden Denner, Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts and Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Family Studies Human Services; Darla M Dwyer, Cum Laude with a B.S. in Agriculture; Raeannah M Good, Cum Laude with a B.S. in Agriculture; Robin Michelle Hays, Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science; William Drue Henton, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Administration; Kelsi Lucille Hillbrant-Head, Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Family Studies Human Services; Kimberley Gowens Hosking, Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; Paula Schlossinger Kurtz, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science; Lynn Marie Leuthold, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Agriculture; Kelley Jean Long, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Education; Ema Martinez, Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Administration; Patricia Michelle Mckenna, Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Education; Brett Allen Moran, Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science; Holly Claire Myers, Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science; Shane Michael Nichols, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science; Casandra J Robinson, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering; Kristina Maren Saunders, Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts; Jason Robert Schlup, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering; Jara Jean Settles, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Agriculture; Maria Sue Stevens, Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering; Rebecca Danielle Strong, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Human Ecology; Melanie Rene Summers, Cum Laude with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; Veronica Lynn Taylor, Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Administration; Sonia J Topliff, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science; Kyle Mitchell Van Horn, Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts; Holly Ann VanSkike, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Education; Erin Nichole Wainwright, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Family Studies Human Services; Allison Laura Wilde, Cum Laude with a B.S. in Education

 

Rooks County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Plainville: Vanessa Kathryn Owings; Heath Lloyd Rath

Stockton: Kristen N Lingg; Daniel Riffel

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.

Plainville High School: Katie Ann Nicholas; Mai Chi Pham

Stockton High School: Chelsey Lynn Kriley

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no Rooks County students graduating with honors.

 

Rush County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

La Crosse: Rachel Suzanne Urban

Timken: Taberie Hartshorn

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.

La Crosse High School: Hanh Doan My Phung

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no Rush County students graduating with honors.

 

Russell County

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 SEMESTER HONORS

Dorrance: Andrew Ptacek

Russell: Kellie Nicole Cobb; Taylor Ochs; Kyla Jae Reinhardt

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.

Russell High School: Douglas Schneider

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SPRING 2011 GRADUATION HONORS

There were no Russell County students graduating with honors.