More than 800 candidates received degrees during commencement ceremonies on December 14 at the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla.
Jacob Trautman of Ste. Genevieve graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science in chemical engineering.
Summa cum laude is the highest honor and is awarded to students who have earned cumulative grade point averages of 3.8 or above on a 4.0 scale for all courses counting toward the degree.
(Information from Link News for Missouri University of Science and Technology.)