Source: Tara Coleman, 785-532-7414, tcole2@k-state.edu
Hometown connection: Andover, Assaria, Cedar Vale, Claflin, Clay Center, El Dorado, Fairway, Leawood, Lenexa, Lincolnville, Lindsborg, Manhattan, McPherson, Ottawa, Overland Park, Phillipsburg, Pittsburg, Shawnee, Stilwell, Topeka, Wellington, Whitewater and Wichita, Kan.; and Beatrice, Neb.
News release prepared by: Stephanie Murray, 785-532-2535, media@k-state.edu

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Scholarship and service: Junior honorary Chimes chooses new members

MANHATTAN -- Kansas State's junior honorary society, Chimes, has chosen its new members for the 2012-2013 school year. The group promotes scholarship, leadership and service, and students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average to be eligible.

Events Chimes members participate in include Spooktacular at the Sunset Zoo, Casino Night at the Boys and Girls Club, bell ringing for the Salvation Army, and the university's blood drive. The group's biggest activity is selecting the family of the year for the university's annual Family Day.

Chimes members for the 2012-2013 school year, all juniors, include:

Taylor Phillippi, pre-occupational therapy, Andover; Jenna Sauber, journalism and mass communications, Assaria; Macy Warburton, political science, Cedar Vale; Cindy Stueder, accounting, Claflin; Whitney Bohnenblust, elementary education, Clay Center; Ashley Leckliter, family studies and human services, El Dorado.

From Greater Kansas City: Julie Perrini, athletic training and pre-physical therapy, Fairway; David Glenski, accounting and finance, andKaitlin Long, entrepreneurship, both from Leawood; Tricia Brensing, communication sciences and disorders, Emily Relph, agribusiness, and Alex Severance, political science and history, all from Lenexa; Erin Ebeling, business administration, and Justin Smith, advertising, both from Overland Park; Eric Haun, finance, Shawnee; and Zach Boal, biology and premedicine, Stilwell.

Carlye Simons, food science, Lincolnville; Annika Schneider, music education and Spanish, Lindsborg; Kelsy Schoen, kinesiology and pre-physical therapy, andJake Unruh, finance, both from Manhattan; Cheyanne Alvarado, biology and premedicine, McPherson; Abby Guenther, food science and industry, and Holly Guge, animal sciences and industry, both from Ottawa; Garrett Kennedy, agronomy, Phillipsburg; Brock Burnick, agricultural economics and economics, and Mollie Stephens, hotel and restaurant management, Pittsburg; Kathryn Wright, economics, Topeka; Amanda Oakley, food science and industry, Wamego; Gary Fike, architecture, and William Ramsey, finance, both from Wellington; Kari Thiessen, public health nutrition and pre-physical therapy, Whitewater; and Kristen Zemanick, accounting and management information systems, Wichita.

From out of state: Ross Jensby, political science and pre-law, Beatrice, Neb.