More than 1,300 students were candidates for degrees from Kansas State University this fall.


More than 1,300 students were candidates for degrees from Kansas State University this fall.

Commencement ceremonies were Dec. 12 and 13 on the K-State campuses in Manhattan and Salina.

K-State awarded more than 1,100 bachelor’s degrees, almost 200 master’s degrees, about 35 doctoral degrees and about 15 associate degrees. Around 25 students received multiple degrees. More than 120 students earned their degrees through K-State distance education programs.

Candidates for degrees from K-State include, listed by hometown or graduating high school:

• Whitewater: John Wayne Hurt, bachelor of science in family studies and human services.

• Berean Academy: Jarrod Dean Kurr, bachelor of science in business administration; Colin T. Robinson, bachelor of science.

• Frederic Remington High School: Andrew Jon Lanzrath, bachelor of science.

• Halstead: Brett David Tieszen, bachelor of science.

• Hesston: Morgan L. Knott, bachelor of science in family studies and human services; Erin Elizabeth Schroeder, bachelor of arts and bachelor of science in elementary education.

• Newton: Jarrod Dean Kurr, bachelor of science in business administration.

• Sedgwick: Truemon Jude Barger, bachelor of science in business administration; Kendal Gray Patty, bachelor of science in agriculture.

• Sedgwick High School: Lindsey K. Darter, bachelor of fine arts; Elena M. McVicar, bachelor of arts.

• Hillsboro: Amber Renae Hefley, bachelor of science in business administration; Troy Casey Unruh, master of science in nuclear engineering.

• Marion: Kendra DeAnn Holub, bachelor of science in elementary education; Alissa D. Vogel, bachelor of arts; Sandra McLeod, bachelor of arts.

• Goessel High School: Alexander Ray Goossen, bachelor of science in agriculture.

• Marion High School: Stacey Marie Bowman, bachelor of science in elementary education.

• Peabody-Burns High School: Kirsten Tara Champion McManus, bachelor of music education; Blythe B. Weir, bachelor of science in agriculture.

• Moundridge High School: Quentin Gamble, bachelor of arts; Tammy Mae Gamino, bachelor of science.