Note to editor: If a county or state is not listed, there were no graduates 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 on record.
News release prepared by: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013
'Tis the season of success: Students earn degrees from Kansas State University
MANHATTAN -- More than 1,300 students have completed degree requirements from Kansas State University.
The graduates are from 91 Kansas counties, 42 states and 26 countries. Of the university's newest graduates, 117 also earned graduation honors for their outstanding academic work.
Degrees earned include more than 1,050 bachelor's, nearly 260 master's, more than 55 doctorates and several associate degrees. Some students earned multiple degrees.
Earning the university's top graduation honor, summa cum laude, were 32 students, who have an academic average of 3.95 or higher; 41 students graduated magna cum laude with an academic average of 3.85 to 3.949; and 46 students graduated cum laude with an academic average of 3.750 to 3.848.
The following students earned degrees from Kansas State University; degree honors, if earned, also are included:
Bellingham: Kelly Tessitore, Master of Science in Food Science
Mill Creek: Ian Heusser, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management
Sammamish: Andrew Doherty, Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management
Ladysmith: Benjamin Cold, Master of Music
Neenah: Kelly Thacker, Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling and Student Development
Weston: Laura Demos, Master of Landscape Architecture