• More than 480 Kansas State University students earned graduation honors with their May 2016 degrees, including three graduates from Marion County.
The students from Marion County are Aaron Klassen, Hillsboro, magna cum laude; Taylor Harms, Lincolnville, magna cum laude; and Broderick Kyle, Peabody, cum laude.
• Nearly 2,500 students were named to the dean’s honor roll at Wichita State University this spring, including 10 from Marion County. They are: Paige N. Booton and Corey M. Buller of Goessel; Samantha J. Ens, Matthew J. Klenda, Meredith D. Lamkin, Carter J. Pankratz of Hillsboro; Cassandra A. Thompson and Terren J. Thompson of Lost Springs; Angela S. Lange of Marion and Denise K. Servis of Peabody.
• Six students from Marion County were among the nearly 1,900 who completed degrees at Wichita State University this spring.
The graduates are: Nicole E. Bartel, Goessel, bachelor of business administration, international business, cum laude; Samantha J. Ens, Hillsboro, bachelor of science, dental hygiene, magna cum laude; Benjamin D. Loewen, bachelor of science, aerospace engineering, cum laude; Aaron R. Stepanek, Hillsboro, master of music, music-opera performance; Lauren A. Pickens, Peabody, associate of arts, and bachelor of general studies, general studies communication.
• One Bethel College student from Marion County was inadvertently left off of the initial dean’s list for the spring semester. Tia Goertzen, Goessel, was added to the list for achieving a grade-point average between 3.7 and 4.0.