AMES, Iowa (January 10, 2017) - At Iowa State University's fall commencement ceremonies held Dec. 17, 2016, 2,148 students received degrees. Iowa State awarded 1,769 undergraduate degrees, 258 master's degrees, one veterinary medicine degree and 120 doctor of philosophy degrees.

Of the students receiving bachelor's degrees, 455 graduated with "With Distinction" (cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude). Twenty students graduated both with distinction and as members of the Honors Program.

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Quad Cities area students include:
 

from Bettendorf, IA:

 Griffen Clark, Bachelor of Science, Software Engineering
 Branden Colen, Bachelor of Science, Marketing
 Stephen Cramond, Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Engineering
 Kathleen Dilley, Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Cum Laude
 Zachary Edwards, Master of Accounting, Accounting
 Andrew Gizicki, Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science (AGLS)
 Benjamin Krause, Bachelor of Science, Forestry
 Alexander Menke, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
 Levi Moser, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude
 Timothy O'Brien, Master of Engineering, Computer Engineering
 Camille Perk, Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering, Cum Laude
 Katelynn Piotter, Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Education, Magna Cum Laude
 Daniel Robinson, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
 Gabriel Snodgrass, Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology and Health
 Justin Wientjes, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
 Nick Zerbonia, Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Liberal Studies

from Davenport, IA:

 Grant Albansoder, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Cum Laude
 Megan Black, Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education
 Brittany Grosskopf, Bachelor of Science, Geology, Environmental Studies
 Teria Litman, Bachelor of Science, Apparel, Merchandising, and Design
 Kuyler Quijas, Bachelor of Science, Child, Adult, and Family Services
 Ragan Ross, Bachelor of Science, Apparel, Merchandising, and Design
 Drew Swanwick, Bachelor of Design, Design
 Kendall Tawney, Bachelor of Science, Animal Science
 Ashley Vanwinkle, Bachelor of Science, Forestry
 Kelley Wallace, Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology and Health
 Gina Whitehead, Bachelor of Science, Event Management

from Moline, IL:

 Allison Boyle, Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Cum Laude
 Brant Mosley, Bachelor of Science, Materials Engineering

from Princeton, IA:

 Brayden Weinschenk, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

from Rock Island, IL:

 Joseph Johnson, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude