Local students earn degrees from WSU

The Herald Staff

Six area students were among more than 2,000 who completed degrees at Wichita State University in spring 2020.

Undergraduate students who have attained a grade point average of 3.9 out of a possible 4.0 received the summa cum laude award; those with an average of 3.55 received the magna cum laude award; and those with an average of 3.25 received the cum laude.

The local graduates include:


• Shayna E. Charles, Bachelor of Arts, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Magna Cum Laude.

• Brigitte K. VanMeter, Bachelor of Arts in Education, ECU/Elementary Education Apprentice, Magna Cum Laude.


• Isaiah F. Messick, Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, Magna Cum Laude.

• Keaton W Wise, Bachelor of Arts, English-Creative Writing, Cum Laude.


• Karly L. Schulte, Master of Social Work.


• Ashtyn D. Rottinghaus, Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing, Magna Cum Laude.