MANHATTAN— Nearly 3,500 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in spring 2017. The graduates are from 99 Kansas counties, 50 states and 53 countries.

The university awarded 2,393 bachelor's degrees, 640 master's degrees, 182 doctorates —110 of which are Doctor of Veterinary Medicine — and five associate degrees. Several students earned multiple degrees.

Nearly 550 students earned graduation honors for outstanding academic performance. Of those, 139 students graduated summa cum laude with a grade point average of 3.95 or above, 141 students graduated magna cum laude with a grade point average of 3.85 to 3.949, and 168 students graduated cum laude with a GPA of 3.75 to 3.849.

Butler County

Andover: Rachel Arbuckle, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Science in Education; Holly Audiss, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Lauren Copher, Bachelor of Arts; Taryn Daniels, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology; Allyson Day, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering; Chelsea Flickinger, Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design; Dylan George, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Emma Honts, Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Meg Huelskamp, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude; Emily Ingram, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture; Kaleigh Klim, Bachelor of Science in Education; Andrew Leigh, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Kristen Ortleb, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Holly Schoonover, Bachelor of Science in Education, Cum Laude; Amanda Stultz, Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude; David Unruh, Master of Accountancy; Connor Yost, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering; Matthew Zuiss, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude

Augusta: Alyssa Bisagno, Bachelor of Science in Education; Claire Daniels, Bachelor of Science; Katie VanDever, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude; Rachel Walker, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering; Lexi Wallingford, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Benton: Megan Reece, Bachelor of Science in Education

Douglass: Avery McNelly, Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management

El Dorado: Daphne Park, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Roger Smith, Bachelor of Science in Technology Management

Leon: Barrett Simon, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Potwin: Chelsea Coats, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Rose Hill: Mackenzie Showalter, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Towanda: Scott Lamunyon, Bachelor of Arts

Whitewater: Clark Busenitz, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Cole Claassen, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness; Grant Claassen, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Magna Cum Laude