Feb 25, 2021

Ellis County students among KSU Fall 2020 graduates

Posted Feb 25, 2021 11:15 AM

K-State News Service

MANHATTAN — More than 1,415 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in fall 2020. The graduates are from 87 Kansas counties, 39 states and 32 countries.

The university awarded 1,139 bachelor's degrees, 229 master's degrees, 58 doctorates and five associate degrees. Several students earned multiple degrees. 

For outstanding academic performance, 209 students earned graduation honors. Of those, 64 students graduated summa cum laude with a grade point average of 3.95 or above, 67 students graduated magna cum laude with a grade point average of 3.85 to 3.949, and 78 students graduated cum laude with a GPA of 3.75 to 3.849.

Ellis County graduates are:

Hays: Kacie Engel, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude; Madisyn Keller, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Magna Cum Laude; Laura Montgomery, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness; Payton Ruder, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Jessie Vallejo, Master of Science; Brian Weber, Doctor of Philosophy; Caitlyn White, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Victoria: Nicole Dinkel, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

A complete list of students who have earned degrees and, if applicable, graduation honors from Kansas State University is available at k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/lists/fa20/degrees_gradhonors.html.