MANHATTAN — Nearly 620 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in summer 2019. The graduates are from 57 Kansas counties, 41 states and 32 countries.
The university awarded 337 bachelor’s degrees, 233 master’s degrees, 87 doctorates — eight of which are Doctor of Veterinary Medicine — and four associate degrees. Several students earned multiple degrees.
Twenty-six students earned graduation honors for outstanding academic performance. Of those, eight students graduated summa cum laude with a grade point average of 3.95 or above, six students graduated magna cum laude with a grade point average of 3.85 to 3.949, and 12 students graduated cum laude with a GPA of 3.75 to 3.849.
Area students include Katherine Schmitt, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude; Kylee Spray, Master of Science; and Tristan Titus, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, all of Great Bend.