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Missouri S&T awards degrees at annual commencement

February 7, 2013

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ROLLA, MO (02/06/2013)(readMedia)– More than 400 candidates received degrees during ceremonies held Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, and Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. The university awards bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, master of science and doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.

The following students earned degrees from Missouri S&T:

• Philip T. Thiem of Windsor,  earned a master of science degree in applied mathematics .

• Ethan Kyle Shackelford of Stover, earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering cum laude.

• Brice Aaron Hirst of Sedalia, earned a master of science degree in electrical engineering .

• John Henry Crawford of Sedalia, earned a bachelor of arts degree in history .

The university awards bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, master of science and doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.

Missouri S&T has traditionally recognized graduates earning a bachelor’s degree with honors by placing the designation “summa cum laude,” “magna cum laude” or “cum laude” on their diplomas. The highest honor, summa cum laude, is awarded to students who have earned a cumulative grade point (GPA) of 3.8 or above on a 4.0 scale for all courses counting toward the degree. Magna cum laude is the designation for a GPA of 3.5 to 3.79, and cum laude indicates a GPA of 3.2 to 3.49.

For more information, visit www.mst.edu or contact the admissions office at 800-522-0938.

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