Source: Stephanie Harvey, 785-532-1870, indiana@k-state.edu
Hometown connection: Andover, Overland Park, Wamego and Wichita
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/phikappaphi

Monday, Nov. 7, 2011

Honoring excellence: Four students earn Phi Kappa Phi scholarships for outstanding academics, community service and more

MANHATTAN -- Outstanding academics, community involvement and a commitment to their career paths is earning four Kansas State University students fall 2011 scholarships from the university's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, a national honor society.

Winners of the $750 Phi Kappa Phi scholarships were selected based on grade point average, honors and awards received, community involvement, letters of recommendation, and an essay outlining how their education and experiences at K-State support their career objectives.

The scholarship winners are:

Meghan Heeney, senior in elementary education, Andover; Sarah Jane Satterlee, senior in elementary education, Overland Park; Walter Anthony Siebert, senior in social work and gerontology, Wamego; and Alyssa Blake Leonard, senior in accounting and Spanish, Wichita.

Scholarship winners will be honored at the Phi Kappa Phi fall reception at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Flint Hills Room at the K-State Student Union.

More information about scholarships and Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society, and the K-State chapter is available at http://www.k-state.edu/phikappaphi.