Nicholas Manke of Hillsboro graduated cum laude from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa during fall 2014 commencement ceremonies with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering.
During the ceremonies, 1,806 students received degrees. Iowa State awarded 1,492 undergraduate degrees, 207 master’s degrees, and 107 doctor of philosophy degrees.
Of the students receiving bachelor’s degrees, 264 graduated “With Distinction” (cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude). Eleven students graduated “With Distinction” and as members of the Honors Program.