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March 20, 2019

Sophomore leadership honorary selects 2019-2020 members

Submitted by Kathryn Harth

Kansas State University's Silver Key, a sophomore leadership honor society, has selected new members for the 2019-2020 academic year.

To be eligible for Silver Key, students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average, be a 2018 high school graduate, and in their freshmen year at the university.

Silver Key members take part in a variety of community service projects throughout the semester. Past projects have included hosting children from the Boys and Girls Club at K-State Athletics events; partnering with the K-State Recycling Center; writing cards and making quilts for a local veteran's center; collecting donations for the Manhattan Emergency Shelter; highway and neighborhood cleanup efforts; and afternoon visits to Stoneybrook, a senior living community in Manhattan.

The following students are members of Silver Key for 2019-2020; included are majors and hometowns:

Riley Moore, business administration, De Soto; Rylee Parker, kinesiology, Elkhart; Tracy Neis, agriculture economics, Eudora; and Emily Meier, animal sciences and industry, and Madeline Meier, agriculture communications and journalism, both from Goessel.

Greater Kansas City: Mary Clare Halpin, open option, Leawood; Claire Barnhart, horticulture, Lenexa; Camryn Eberhardy, communication sciences and disorders, and Josie Shipley, communication studies, both from Olathe; Abby Cheesebrough, elementary education, Gabriel Mitchell, wildlife and outdoor enterprise management, Benjamin Murdock, mechanical engineering, and Zachary Terrell, history, all from Overland Park; and Nicole Ogden, civil engineering, Prairie Village. 

Evan Fox, construction science and management, Holton; and Max Harman, biochemistry, Inman. 

From Manhattan: Jenna Dominguez, music education; Ethan Kaus, life sciences, and Madyson Trujillo, kinesiology.

Kourtney Rumback, biology, Oakley; Kali Poenitske, open option, Pittsburg; Makaela Stevens, English, Scott City; Chase Gigstad, dietetics, Soldier; and Ben Thoeni, economics, Topeka; and Cadence Ciesielski, philosophy, Valley Center; Lucy Schermerhorn, biology, Wamego; Kathryn Hutson, pre-psychology, Westmoreland; Presley Chan, mechanical engineering, and Shymel Townes, agriculture economics, both from Wichita; and Lukas Sebesta, agriculture economics, Wilson. 

From out-of-state: Juliette Toothaker, animal sciences and industry, Fayetteville, Arkansas; Erica Morgan, animal sciences and industry, Grand Junction, Colorado; Ashlee Hanratty, animal sciences and industry, Pueblo, Colorado; Luci Reich, animal sciences and industry, Mount Sterling, Illinois; Raymond Nellis, chemical engineering, Clarinda, Iowa; Magi Jones, animal sciences and industry, Shenandoah, Iowa; and Hannah Richardson, interior design, and Jordan Shook, chemical engineering, both from Kansas City, Missouri. 

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