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Sophomore honorary Silver Key at Kansas State University selects 2015-2016 members

Thursday, May 7, 2015


MANHATTAN — Silver Key, the sophomore leadership honorary at Kansas State University, has new members for the 2015-2016 school year.

To be eligible for Silver Key, students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average, be 2014 high school graduates and be in their freshman year at the university. Silver Key provides service to the campus and the surrounding Manhattan community. Members organize and participate in a variety of community service projects each semester. Past projects have included Sleep Out for the Homeless, food drives, highway cleanup efforts, and providing child care to Fort Riley families.

The following students, who all will be sophomores in the 2015-2016 school year are new members of Silver Key; included are majors and hometowns:

Taylor Thompson, kinesiology and pre-occupational therapy, Abilene; Connor Eilert, agribusiness, Beloit; Abigail Giles, music education, Byers; Kaden Littrell, marketing and entrepreneurship, Canton; Jonathan Estes, mechanical engineering, Caney; Abigail Friesen, agricultural economics, Colby; Arrin Tieben, pre-veterinary medicine, Dodge City; Matthew Keener, open option, Ellsworth; Kayla Doll, biology, and Paloma Roman, athletic training, both from Garden City; Matthew Arnold, mechanical engineering, Goddard.

From Greater Kansas City: Hannah Culbertson, life sciences and pre-nursing, and Jordan Martin, computer science, Gardner; Margaret Lang, physics and French, Olathe; and Anastasia Weston, biology, and Chad Willhite, physics, both from Overland Park.

Taylor Green, agronomy, Gypsum; Mikaela Flax, biology and pre-medicine, Hays;Kathryn Haffner, music education, Hoxie; James Petitjean, finance and accounting, and Shelby Queal, life sciences and pre-optometry, both from Hutchinson; Brandi Feehan, animal sciences and industry, Louisburg; Shynia Peterman, animal sciences and industry, and pre-veterinary medicine, Lyons; Hanna Massey, nutritional sciences, and Vaithish Velazhahan, biology and pre-medicine, both from Manhattan; Hannah Carlgren, communication sciences and disorders, North Newton; Kyle Apley, chemistry, Olsburg; Makenzie Deines, agricultural communications and journalism, Ramona; Justin Schmutz, agriculture technology management and agronomy, and Tracie Thibault, biology and pre-optometry, both from Salina;Nicholas Meyer, biological systems engineering, Tampa; Celeste Bartels, marketing, Tonganoxie; Taylor Gnagi, family studies and human services, Topeka; and Benjamin Archibeque, physics, Wichita.

From out of state:

Kaitlyn Alanis, agricultural education, Los Banos, California; Angeliki Hitchcock, nutritional sciences and pre-medicine, Temecula, California; Nicole Reisert, accounting and finance, Danbury, Connecticut; Brooke Hall, psychology, Kansas City, Missouri; and Avery James, political science, Las Vegas, Nevada.


Carla Jones


Silver Key

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At a glance

Silver Key, Kansas State University's sophomore honorary, has selected members for the 2015-2016 school year.