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Sweet success: Students earn degrees, honors over summer

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

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

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.



MANHATTAN -- Nearly 630 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this summer. The graduates hail from 61 Kansas counties, 41 states and 31 countries. Of the university's newest graduates 18 also earned graduation honors for their outstanding academic work.

Degrees earned include more than 340 bachelor's, more than 250 master's, 42 doctorates and three associate degrees. Some students earned multiple degrees.

For outstanding academic, two students graduated summa cum laude, the university's top graduation honor; eight students graduated magna cum laude; and eight graduated cum laude. Summa cum laude graduates earned a 3.95 or higher cumulative academic average at Kansas State University. 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 2013 graduates had the option of participating in the university's 2013 spring or fall commencement ceremonies.

Students earning degrees and students earning graduation honors include:



Barber, Barton, Brown and Butler

Chase, Cherokee, Clark, Clay, Cloud, Cowley and Crawford

Dickinson, Doniphan and Douglas

Edwards, Ellis and Ellsworth

Finney, Ford and Franklin



Jefferson, Jewell and Johnson


Labette, Leavenworth, Logan and Lyon

Marion, McPherson, Meade, Miami, Mitchell, Montgomery and Morris

Nemaha, Neosho and Norton


Pottawatomie and Pratt

Rawlins, Reno, Rice, Riley and Rooks

Saline, Sedgwick, Seward, Shawnee, Stafford, Stevens and Sumner


Wabaunsee, Washington, Woodson and Wyandotte


Alabama, Arizona and Arkansas

California, Colorado and Connecticut




Idaho, llinois, Indiana and Iowa


Maryland, Masssachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi and Missouri

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

Ohio, Oklahoma and Oregon


Rhode Island

South Carolina and South Dakota

Tennessee and Texas

Vermont and Virginia

Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming

Out of Country