Sources: Nancy Calhoun, 785-539-4448, ncalhoun@k-state.edu
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Note to editor: Alexander Evans is the son of Richard and Laurie Evans, Fort Collins, Colo.
News release prepared by: Beth Bohn, 785-532-1544, bbohn@k-state.edu

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Academic All-Stars: University initiates new members of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

MANHATTAN -- The nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society, Phi Kappa Phi, has nearly 150 new members from Kansas State University.

The new initiates are second semester juniors in the upper 7.5 percent of their class, seniors in the upper 10 percent of their class, or outstanding graduate students in the top 10 percent of their class.

Fall 2012 initiates of Phi Kappa Phi at Kansas State University include:

Amie Rodda, master's student in counseling and student development, Abilene; Kevin Wissman, junior in psychology, Albert; Erin Thornburgh, master's student in agronomy, Auburn; Levi Kindel, senior in biology,Aurora; Taylor Buessing, junior in kinesiology, Axtell; Analena Simmons, senior in feed science management, Barnard; Megan Hood, junior in accounting and finance, Bucklin; Korinn Card, senior in animal sciences and industry, Burlington; Kim Larson, master's student in agronomy, Clay Center; Dylan Koch, junior in computer science-software engineering, Clifton; Kelly Buckley, master's student in early childhood education, Concordia.

From Dodge City: Adrian Gomez Jr., senior in biology; Brenda Orellana, senior in elementary education; and Delmy Orellana, senior in elementary education.

Rachel Allemand, senior in psychology, El Dorado; Kaitlin Downing, junior in English, Fort Leavenworth.

From Greater Kansas City: Lydia Clark-Hargreaves, junior in psychology, Gardner; Emily Relph, senior in agribusiness, and Alex Severance, senior in history, economics and political science, both from Lenexa; Jonathan Henning, senior in mathematics and secondary education-mathematics, and Hannah Powell, senior in secondary education-modern languages/Spanish, both from Olathe; James Geary, senior in management, Alyssa Huff, senior in Spanish and psychology, Lydia Jalowiec, junior in life science, and Kathleen Pommerenke, master's student in modern languages, all from Overland Park; and Elizabeth DeMars, junior in elementary education, and Sara Gasser, junior in interior design, both from Shawnee.

Zevin Roth, senior in agribusiness, Holcomb; Mary Hauser, senior in food science and industry, Humboldt; Lesli Campbell, senior in life science, Johnson.

Alicia Causey, senior in fine arts-painting, Leonardville; Lexi Peterson, junior in communication sciences and disorders, LeRoy; Annika Schneider, senior in music education and secondary education-Spanish,Lindsborg; Kelli Voelker, junior in family studies and human services, Linn.

From Manhattan: Jolene Carlson, doctoral student in pathobiology; Rebekah Carnes, master's student in sociology; Alexander Evans, master's student in English; Deborah Hesse, master's student in curriculum and instruction; David Hwang, senior in psychology and premedicine; Bruce Kent, doctoral student in counseling and student development; Joseph Lynch, master's student in counseling and student development; Muluken Muche, doctoral student in biological and agricultural engineering; Emory Rosenow, senior in applied music-violin performance; Chen Sun, master's student in food science; Chuyuan Wang, doctoral student in geography; and Adena Weiser, senior in English-creative writing and women's studies.

Tonya Hodson, senior in aeronautical technology, Marion.

From McPherson: Max Goering, junior in mathematics; Chantalle Hanschu, senior in women's studies and political science; and Hanna Heidebrecht, senior in elementary education.

Amanda Stucky, master's student in accounting, Moundridge; Patrick Ahrens, junior in agribusiness, and Hannah Moorhous, senior in anthropology, both from Oakley; Cara Yuen, junior in animal sciences and industry, Ottawa; Matthew Hart, senior in computer science, and Jordan Matthews, master's student in marriage and family therapy, both from Pratt; Adam Setter, master's student in business administration,Reading; Laura Sommers, junior in English and secondary education, Robinson.

From Salina: Lindsey Elliott, master's student in journalism and mass communications; Carolyn Funk, senior in personal financial planning; and Amy Kraus, senior in music education.

Chricket Short, senior in nutrition and kinesiology, Sharon Springs.

From Topeka: Grace Bagley, junior in anthropology; Antoinette Cutler, senior in mass communications and political science; Olivia Eller, junior in biology; Jennifer Legino, senior in biology; and Jennifer Rawle Schulte, master's student in counseling and student development.

Nick Hartwich, senior in mechanical engineering, Wamego.

From Wichita: Kristianna Johnson, junior in architecture; Rebekah Priebe, master's student in theatre;

Sara Ragan, senior in apparel marketing and finance; and Laura Wallace, master's student in geography.

From out of state:

Christopher Parmer, senior in animal sciences and industry, Centre, Ala.; Jules Yimga, doctoral student in economics, Huntsville, Ala.; Lenora Davis, master's student in curriculum and instruction, Wasilla, Alaska; Kay Adkins, master's student in academic advising, Mountain View, Ark.

From California: Maggie Berge, second-year student in veterinary medicine, Carmichael; Emily LaRose, master's student in dietetics, Los Angeles; Ellie Hollen-Fournier, master's student in gerontology,Mariposa; Eric Moy, master's student in counseling and student development, Oakland; Eric Dudley, doctoral student in history, Orangevale; and Thomas Hussey, master's student in adult, occupational and continuing education, Riverside, Calif.

Jenelle Tennigkeit, junior in architecture, Louisville, Colo.; Kevin Brown, doctoral student in security studies, Uncasville, Conn.; Pamela Ross, master's student in academic advising, ApopkaFla.; and Kate Theorell, master's student in academic advising, TampaFla.; Angelica Walker, master's student in academic advising, Hephzibah, Ga.; Jodi Chowen, master's student in academic advising, Laie, Hawaii.

From Illinois: Monica Chwala, second-year student in veterinary medicine, Barrington; Sara Stolberg Berkowicz, doctoral student in financial planning, Buffalo Grove; Jacqueline Ott, doctoral student in biology,Naperville; Patrick Igou, master's student in civil engineering, Rock Island; and Katherine Klopf, senior in social sciences, Stockton.

Jeremy Kramer, second-year student in veterinary medicine, Huntingburg, Ind.; Heidi Rahe, master's student in academic advising, Rensselaer, Ind.; Rhianna Wallace, senior in animal sciences and industry,Bussey, Iowa; Tiffany Treloar, master's student in academic advising, Zachary, La.; Kate Amrhein, master's student in geology, Livonia, Mich.; Benjamin VanderWeide, doctoral student in biology, Sparta, Mich.

From Missouri: Dawn Woods, master's student in adult, occupational and continuing education, Grandview; Sara Shepherd, master's student in industrial and organizational psychology, Kansas City; Marie Ridge, master's student in academic advising, Liberty; and Erin Warden, senior in communication sciences and disorders, Warrensburg.

Bethany Deschamps, doctoral student in hospitality management and dietetics, Bozeman, Mont.

From Nebraska: Josef Lang, junior in interior architecture and product design, Bellevue; Emily Burr, master's student in marriage and family therapy, Holdredge; and Edward Horwitz, doctoral student in personal financial planning, Omaha.

Nicholas Snead, master's student in academic advising, Las Vegas, Nev.; Jaime Nuttoli, master's student in academic advising, EppingN.H.; Deborah Doucet, master's student in family financial planning, North ConwayN.H.; Kathryn Lopez, master's student in journalism and mass communications, Santa Fe, N.M.; Jennifer Zoebelein, doctoral student in history, Holtsville, N.Y.; Anthony Canale, doctoral student in personal financial planning, Whitestone, N.Y.; Ashley Rhymer, master's student in academic advising, Black Mountain, N.C.; Nicole Wimbish, master's student in personal financial planning, Charlotte, N.C.

From Ohio: Britney Falkinburg, master's student in academic advising, Beavercreek; Susan Kay, master's student in academic advising, Concord Township; and Candace Pina, master's student in apparel merchandising, Toledo.

Heidi Ramzel, junior in physics and mathematics, Bartlesville, Okla.; Tasha Garrett, master's student in counseling and student development, Sand Springs, Okla.; Joseph Kornoski, master's student in academic advising, Reading, Pa.; Caitlin Kozel, second-year student in veterinary medicine, Jamestown, R.I.; Margaret Young, senior in dietetics, Charleston, S.C.; Carey Kilmer, master's student in in adult, occupational and continuing education, Brookings, S.D.; Erik Holum, third-year student in veterinary medicine, Mitchell, S.D.

From Texas: Marlene Waage, master's student in academic advising, Fort Worth; Kristen Nabors, master's student in business administration, Houston; M. Blake Berryhill, doctoral student in marriage and family therapy, Midland; Debbie Harper, master's student in academic advising, Missouri City; and Aaron Carpenter, master's student in engineering management, Round Rock.

From Utah: Tara Ivie, master's student in academic advising, Orem; Whitney Roberts, master's student in academic advising, St. George; Michael Olson, master's student in academic advising, Spanish Fork; and Drew McIntyre, master's student in academic advising, Stansbury Park.

Vianne Newell, master's student in adult, occupational and continuing education, Woodbridge, Va.; and Lauren Karle, master's student in fine arts-ceramics, Middleton, Wis.

From out of country:

From China: Yuda Ou, senior in food science and industry, Guangzhou; Meng Zhang, doctoral student in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, Shenyang; and Yan Heng, doctoral student in agricultural economics, Zhengzhou.

Ai Mackay, senior in art, KanagawaJapan; Sonoko Morikawa, master's student in academic advising, Tokyo, Japan; Prabha Bajracharya, master's student in architecture, Kathmandu, Nepal; Sheryll Namingit, master's student in economics, Lagawe, Philippines; DaJung Woo, master's student in communication studies, Seoul, South Korea; Niranga Amarasingha, doctoral student in civil engineering, Baduraliya, Sri Lanka; and Arlerta Ndlela, master's student in public health nutrition, Mbabane, Swaziland.