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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, as are any graduation honors. 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.
News release prepared by: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, sjacques@k-state.edu

Monday, Sept. 10, 2012

Summer graduates: More than 580 students earn degrees

MANHATTAN -- More than 580 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this summer. The graduates hail from 68 Kansas counties, 37 states and 25 countries. Of K-State's newest graduates, 35 also earned graduation honors for their outstanding academic work.

Degrees earned include more than 335 bachelor's, more than 200 master's, 45 doctorates and five associate degrees. Some students earned multiple degrees.

For outstanding academic work, 10 students graduated summa cum laude, K-State's top graduation honor. Eleven students graduated magna cum laude and 14 graduated cum laude. Summa cum laude graduates earned a 3.95 or higher cumulative academic average at K-State. Students qualify for magna cum laude with an average of 3.85 to 3.949, and students with averages of 3.75 to 3.849 graduate cum laude.

Summer 2012 graduates had the option of participating in K-State's spring or fall 2012 commencement ceremonies.

K-State students earning degrees and students earning graduation honors include:



Allen, Anderson and Atchison

Barton, Bourbon and Butler

Clay and Coffey

Dickinson and Douglas

Edwards, Ellis and Ellsworth

Finney, Ford and Franklin

Geary and Gray

Hamilton, Harvey and Haskell

Jackson, Jefferson, Jewell and Johnson

Kearny and Kiowa

Labette, Lane, Leavenworth and Lyon

Marion, Marshall, McPherson, Miami, Mitchell and Montgomery

Nemaha and Neosho

Osage and Ottawa

Pawnee, Phillips, Pottawatomie and Pratt

Reno, Republic, Rice, Riley and Russell

Saline, Sedgwick, Seward, Shawnee, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Stafford, Stanton, Stevens and Sumner

Thomas and Trego

Wabaunsee, Washington, Wilson and Wyandotte



Alabama, Alaska, Arizona and Arkansas

California and Colorado



Idaho, llinois, Indiana and Iowa


Maryland, Masssachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi and Missouri

Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York and  North Carolina

Ohio, Oklahoma and Oregon


Rhode Island

South Carolina

Tennessee and Texas



Washington and Wisconsin

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