Nearly 1,430 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in fall 2018. The graduates are from 85 Kansas counties, 41 states and 31 countries.
The university awarded 1,137 bachelor’s degrees, 204 master’s degrees, 67 doctorates and three associate degrees. Several students earned multiple degrees.
More than 170 students earned graduation honors for outstanding academic performance. Of those, 69 students graduated summa cum laude with a grade point average of 3.95 or above; 55 students graduated magna cum laude with a grade point average of 3.85 to 3.949; and 49 students graduated cum laude with a GPA of 3.75 to 3.849.
Those graduating from Franklin County are:
Ottawa: Abigail Fangman, Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science, Summa Cum Laude; Caleb Parenti, Bachelor of Science in Education; Nathaniel Snethen, Master of Business Administration.
Pomona: Katherine Bukowski, Bachelor of Science.