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Phi Beta Kappa selects 40 new members

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

 

MANHATTAN — Forty Kansas State University students are the newest members of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society.

To be eligible for membership consideration to Phi Beta Kappa, a student must be a junior or a senior with a grade point average of at least 3.7; students with GPAs of 3.6 to 3.7 may be considered if the level and depth of their coursework indicates an unusually distinguished record. In addition, students also must be candidates for a bachelor's degree in the university's College of Arts & Sciences or have at least 90 hours or three-fourths of their total coursework from departments in the college. Students also must have taken a required number and level of courses in a foreign language, mathematics, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

The following Kansas State University students are new members of Phi Beta Kappa:

Briana Carrillo, senior in communication studies, Andover; Wade Gutierrez, senior in psychology and pre-medicine, Belleville; Emily Lincicome, senior in dietetics, Clearwater; Ciara Chambers, junior in political science, international studies, modern languages and pre-law, Derby; Danielle Jones, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in applied music and modern languages, Dodge City; Jessica Kuhlman, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in kinesiology, Great Bend.

From Greater Kansas City: Brooke Katterhenry, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in kinesiology, and Dillon Rockrohr, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in English and philosophy, both from Lenexa; Christa McKittrick, junior in finance and accounting, Mission Hills; Corinna Hodson, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in social sciences, Madelyn Johnson, psychology and modern languages, and Peter Williams, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in English, all from Olathe; Kaitlin Beeman, senior in architectural engineering and international studies, Carolyn Gardner, junior in political science, international studies and modern languages, Carrie Remillard, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in microbiology, Meredith Schmidt, junior in biology and pre-veterinary medicine, Kaitlin Stanley, junior in political science, and Haley Robertson, senior in modern languages, all from Overland Park; Emily Barnhill, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in theatre, Spring Hill; and Rebecca Jenkins, junior in economics, Stilwell.

Brittney Talkington, senior in history, Gypsum; Lindsey Schmeidler, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in history, Hays; Mallory Burgey, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in English, Hutchinson; David Van Ommen, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in advertising and mechanical engineering, Independence; Rachel Loder, senior in modern languages, international studies and pre-nursing, Lindsborg; Grace Heidebrecht, junior in psychology and pre-medicine, McPherson.

From Manhattan: Raychel Gadson, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in mass communications; Megan McHaney, junior in geography; and Leif Nelson, junior in English.

Amanda Bradley, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in biology and modern languages, andLucy McDonald, junior in theatre and history, both from Topeka.

From Wichita: Morgan Huelsman, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in journalism and mass communications; Alexander Oakley, senior in political science; and Kara Omo, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in kinesiology.

From out of state:

Korynne Rollins, junior in kinesiology, Surprise, Arizona; Mackenzie Rzonca, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in education, Tempe, Arizona; Marcus Dominguez, junior in sociology, Sycamore, Illinois; Clayton Buckner, junior in philosophy and criminology, Kansas City, Missouri; Austin Peterson, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in history, Liberty, Missouri; and Emily Stolfus, junior in elementary education and international studies, St. Joseph, Missouri.

From out of country: Martha Arbo, May 2015 bachelor's graduate in communications sciences and disorders, Paraguay.

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Andover, Belleville, Clearwater, Derby, Dodge City, Great Bend, Gypsum, Hays, Hutchinson, Independence, Lenexa, Lindsborg, Manhattan, McPherson, Mission Hills, Olathe, Overland Park, Spring Hill, Stilwell, Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; Surprise and Tempe, Arizona; Sycamore, Illinois; and Kansas City, Liberty and St. Joseph, Missouri.



Written by

Stephanie Jacques 
785-532-3452 
sjacques@k-state.edu