ROLLA, Mo. | Northeast Missouri students were among a group of more than 800 candidates received degrees during Commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Missouri University of Science and Technology. 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 average (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 3.2-3.49.
Area graduates were: Dalton Pafford, of Bowling Green: bachelor of science, geological engineering, magna cum laude; Kaylan Crenshaw, of Monroe City: bachelor of science, chemical engineering; and Erac Kaiser, of New London, bachelor of science, electrical engineering.
More information about Missouri S&T is available by visiting www.mst.edu or contacting the admissions office at 800-522-0938.