Twenty-Four Wildcats Earn Degrees in Fall
MANHATTAN, Kan. - A total of 24 current or former K-State student-athletes earned their degrees from Kansas State University this fall after completing final exams and participating in the annual commencement exercises.
Highlighting the 24 who graduated this fall were 11 current or former members of the K-State football team, two each from baseball, equestrian, rowing and women’s track and field and one each from volleyball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s golf and men’s track and field.
Seven of the graduates have earned Academic All-Big 12 honors this fall, while the football team will see a total of 22 players take the field at the 2016 AutoZone Liberty Bowl with a degree in hand.
The group of graduates was also honored at the department's annual graduation reception inside the West Stadium Center, a function that is in its sixth season.
K-State continues to rank among the league's best in terms of academic success as all programs are currently well above the required NCAA APR standard with football, volleyball, men’s golf, men’s cross country and women’s cross country all currently have Big 12-best marks.
2015 Fall Graduates
Max Brown – Social Sciences
Nate Williams – Social Sciences
Savannah Smith – Family Studies and Human Services
Kelsey Sousa - Biology
Aaron Bennett – Social Sciences
Reed Bergstrom – Management
Morgan Burns – Communication Studies
Dalton Converse - Kinesiology
Will Davis – Accounting and Finance
Glenn Gronkowski – Marketing and Management
Kyle Klein – Industrial Engineering
Jordan Kupersmith – Social Sciences
Danzel McDaniel – Sociology/Criminology
Ian Patterson – Food Science and Industry
Cody Small - Kinesiology
Shawn Meyer – Communication Studies
Haley Texada – Advertising
Carly Ragains - Marketing
Women’s Track and Field:
Joslyn Barnes – Social Sciences
Sarah Kolmer – Kinesiology/Pre-Medicine
Ashley Houser – Mathematics
Lacey Reifschneider – Sociology/Criminology
Men’s Track and Field:
Tommy Brady - Education
Gina Madonia – Early Childhood Education and FSHS