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Phi Kappa Phi initiates new members at Kansas State University

Tuesday, May 12, 2015


MANHATTAN — Nearly 100 Kansas State University students are new members of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the most prestigious all-discipline honor societies.

Phi Kappa Phi recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engages the community of scholars in service to others.

The new initiates for spring 2015 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.

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

Julia Hilts, senior in chemical engineering, Andover; Erica Gasswint, master's student in curriculum and instruction, Chapman.

From Derby: Dayna Hartley, junior in elementary education; Elizabeth Kraushar, master's student in English; and Kimberly McWilliams, master's student in curriculum and instruction.

Jennifer Delzeit, junior in biology, Dodge City; Kodi Koup, junior in social science, Eureka; Loni Kite, senior in elementary education, Fort Riley; Joshua Welch, senior in computer engineering, Garden City; Ben Coomes, senior in agronomy, Girard; Katie Goerl, master's student in history, Great Bend.

From Greater Kansas City: Heidi Brown, junior in biology, and Gillian Long, senior in biochemistry, both from Leawood; Connor Kelley, senior in accounting, Lenexa; Suhani Gandhi, senior in accounting, Madelyn Johnson, senior in Spanish and psychology, Alaina Kevern, junior in animal sciences and industry; and Russell Lanzrath, master's student in food science, all from Olathe; James Pearson, senior in history, and Meredith Schmidt, senior in biology, both from Overland Park; Connor Foley, junior in finance, Robert Satterwhite, senior in political science, and Erin Stout, junior in elementary education, all from Shawnee.

Patrick Hawn, senior in industrial engineer, Hutchinson; Jennifer Nuss, master's student in curriculum and instruction, Junction City; Anne Krebs, doctoral student in adult, occupational and continuing education, Lansing; Michael Finch, senior in electronic and computer engineering, Lindsborg.

From Manhattan: Natalie Bader, junior in apparel and textiles marketing; Margaret Canfield, master's student in drama therapy; Tony Demchak, doctoral student in history; Fariba Fateh, doctoral student in electrical engineering; Marisa Larson, master's student in youth development; Monica Macfarlane, senior in political science; Kerri Nelson, third-year veterinary medicine student; Cassandra Obit, master's student in curriculum and instruction; Carol Regehr, senior in accounting; Amber Schaffer, master's student in curriculum and instruction; Kali Summers, master's student in family studies; Adam Szetela, master's student in English; and Miles Theurer, doctoral student in pathobiology.

Cassidy Bristol, master's student in counseling and student development, McLouth; Grace Heidebrecht, senior in psychology, McPherson.

From Newton: Robert Clark, doctoral student in history; Kendall Schmidt, junior in mechanical engineering; and Connor Stucky, junior in agribusiness.

Levi Hefner, junior in mechanical engineering, Oakley; Jamie Cockerham, senior in accounting, Osborne; Steven Maltby, master's student in curriculum and instruction, Ozawkie; Samuel Knauss, junior in agronomy, Paola; Kayla Zerr, senior in kinesiology, Quinter; Roxanne Ochs, junior in accounting, Russell; Ariana Stavropoulos, master's student in curriculum and instruction, and Emily Williams, senior in biology, both from Salina; Jacob Schroeder, junior in chemistry, Silver Lake; Peter Piland, senior in philosophy, Topeka.

From Wichita: Casey Lafferty, master's student in early childhood education; Samanta Souriya, doctoral student in curriculum and instruction; and Kylee Stuever, master's student in counseling and student development.

Jody Cheatum-Wilson, master's student in academic advising, Breckenridge, Colorado; Caitlyn Webb, junior in management, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Amanda Dainton, senior in feed science and management, Mansfield Center, Connecticut; Mark Vegter, master's student in academic advising, Bloomington, Illinois; Gloria Preece, doctoral student in personal financial planning, Peru, Indiana; Mark Humphries, master's student in personal financial planning, Annapolis, Maryland; Ann Bonner, master's student in adult, occupational and continuing education, Baltimore, Maryland; Gregory Schink, doctoral student in personal financial planning, Detroit, Michigan; Catherine Lynch, master's student in food science, Maple Grove, Minnesota; Grant Ferland, junior in mechanical engineering, Kansas City, Missouri; Seth Heronemus, senior in civil engineering, St. Joseph, Missouri; Grit Vece, doctoral student in adult, occupational and continuing education, Weston, Missouri; Michelle Bowman, junior in athletic training, Kearney, Nebraska; Myra Holt, master's student in fine arts, Hebron, New Hampshire; Jessica Dolan, senior in dietetics, Kearsarge, New Hampshire; Michael Becker, master's student in dietetics, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

From New York: Seth Kutikoff, doctoral student in agronomy, Carmel; Catherine Caffera, senior in public relations, Fairport; and Evelyn Nordberg, senior in agronomy, Fayetteville.

Amy Kelly, master's student in community development, Candler, North Carolina; Kristen Bumgarner, master's student in academic advising, Conover, North Carolina; Kevin Cole, junior in finance, Vermilion, Ohio; Brett Lynn, junior in agronomy, Monmouth, Oregon; Lara Kerner, senior in dietetics, Tualatin, Oregon; Julie Adams, senior in dietetics, Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania; Elizabeth Stone, senior in food science and industry, Middletown, Pennsylvania; and Tiffany Gosney, senior in dietetics, Olympia, Washington.

From out of country: Maria Roca Landivar, master's student in architecture, Bolivia; Hongmin Li, doctoral student in computer science, and Dan Zhang, junior in secondary education-English, both from China; Sridevi Betha Nakka, doctoral student in agronomy, India; Yuki Busujima, junior in professional pilot, Japan.

Source

Nancy Calhoun
ncalhoun@k-state.edu

Website

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Andover, Chapman, Derby, Dodge City, Eureka, Fort Riley, Garden City, Girard, Great Bend, Hutchinson, Junction City, Lansing, Leawood, Lenexa, Lindsborg, Manhattan, McLouth, McPherson, Newton, Oakley, Olathe, Osborne, Overland Park, Ozawkie, Quinter, Russell, Salina, Shawnee, Silver Lake, Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; Breckenridge and Colorado Springs, Colorado; Mansfield Center, Connecticut; Bloomington, Illinois; Peru, Indiana; Annapolis and Baltimore, Maryland; Detroit, Michigan; Maple Grove, Minnesota; Kansas City, St. Joseph and Weston, Missouri; Kearney, Nebraska; Hebron and Kearsarge, New Hampshire; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Carmel, Fairport and Fayetteville, New York; Candler and Conover, North Carolina; Vermillion, Ohio; Monmouth and Tualatin, Oregon; Eagles Mere and Middletown, Pennsylvania; and Olympia, Washington.

At a glance

Phi Kappa Phi at Kansas State University has new members.