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Note to editors: Students are listed by county and hometown. If a student is receiving more than one degree, all degrees to be earned are listed with the student's name. 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. If a county or state is not listed, there were no graduates from that area.

Written by: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, sjacques@k-state.edu

Monday, June 3, 2013

Spring graduates: Nearly 3,000 students earn degrees from Kansas State University

MANHATTAN -- Nearly 3,000 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this spring.

The graduates are from 103 Kansas counties, 48 states and 41 countries.

Degrees earned include nearly 2,350 bachelor's degrees, more than 600 master's degrees, more than 170 doctorates and more than 20 associate degrees.

Students earning degrees include:


Bedford Heights: MaryEtta Morris, Bachelor of Science

Chagrin Falls: Julie Stanton, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Cincinnati: David Hernandez, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Dublin: Candace Pina, Master of Science in Apparel and Textiles Merchandising

Norton: Constance Beckman, Master of Science in Academic Advising

Sarahsville: Michael Rutherford, Master of Science in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education

Sidney: Amanda Akers-Vornholt, Master of Science in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education

Somerville: Meredith Finch, Bachelor of Science

St. Marys: Heather Bradford, Master of Science in Animal Science


Ada: Christopher Aducci, Doctor of Philosophy

Alva: Kyle Jacobs, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Chickasha: Samantha Coppedge, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Choctaw: Andre McDonald, Bachelor of Science

Edmond: Lauren Bodenhamer, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; Sean Hood, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Architectural Engineering

Enid: Chelsey Simmons, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services

Norman: Colin O'Leary, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Laura Smith, Bachelor of Science

Owasso: Laura Rose, Bachelor of Science

Sparks: Colette Neely, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Tulsa: Ashley Denney, Master of Arts in English; Jill Deutscher, Master of Science in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education; Laura Weatherholt, Master of Landscape Architecture


Burns: Daniel Carter, Doctor of Philosophy in Biology

Corvallis: Andrea Nelson, Master of Science in Academic Advising

Hermiston: Amanda Spoo, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Medford: Jon Strauss, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering