HAYS, KS -- Academic achievements and exemplary character distinguish the newest members of Phi Kappa Phi, an interdisciplinary honor society at Fort Hays State University.
The honor society, which is dedicated to the recognition and promotion of academic excellence within all fields of higher education, held its initiation ceremony on April 2, 2001.
To be eligible, applicants must be last-term juniors in the upper 5 percent of their class, a senior in the upper 10 percent of their class or an outstanding graduate student or faculty member.
In addition, Sarah Demuth, Hays sophomore, and Joseph Bain, Ness City junior, have been designated as scholarship winners for the 2001-2002 academic year for FHSU's Phi Kappa Phi Chapter.
New members are listed below by hometown and classification.
Baileyville: Jamie Heiman, junior.
Beloit: LeeAnn Grace, junior.
Clay Center: Sean Thomas, senior.
Concordia: Jennette Parker, senior.
Dighton: Steve Vance, junior.
Ellsworth: Beth Haymond, senior.
Goddard: Matt Fouts, junior.
Grainfield: Kelli Getz, senior.
Great Bend: Douglas Diel, graduate student; Cindy Steiner, senior.
Hays: Darren Bean, senior; Emily Breit, graduate student; Dr. Gavin Buffington, assistant professor of physics; Stephanie Burkholder, senior; Michelle Eltze-Danner, graduate student; Dr. Paul Faber, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Kathleen Gordon, graduate student; Gale Jagears, junior; Michelle Joy, junior; Jennie Larson, senior; Shawn Reed, senior; Dr. Robert Rook, assistant professor of history; Rickie Turrell, senior; Lynn Zimmerman, graduate student.
Healy: Crystal Claflin, junior.
Hill City: Geoff Riley, junior.
Hoxie: Jessica Shipley, senior; Amanda William, junior; Sabrina William, senior.
LaCrosse: Elaine Bryant, junior; Jennifer Tiller, senior.
Larned: Heather Strobel, junior.
Liberal: Luke Dowell, graduate student.
Linn: Cristi Voelker, senior.
Marienthal: Joshua Ridder, senior.
Nashville: Tamara Padfield, junior.
Ness City: Joseph Bain, junior.
Nortonville: Julie Robey, junior.
Oakley: Amanda Chadwick, senior.
Phillipsburg: Dawn Friedly, senior; Lacie Robinson, junior.
Plevna: Mark Lubbers, senior.
Pratt: Janae Stucky, junior.
Randall: Kirsten Barrett, junior.
Ransom: Lyn Bernbeck, junior.
Salina: Adam Moos, 644 E. Wilson St., junior: Jared Savage, 111 N. College, graduate student.
Scott City: Jaime Woods, graduate student.
Sharon: Kyle Dohm, junior.
Smith Center: Brooke Scott, senior.
Spearville: Tonya Tasset, junior.
Victoria: Clinton Herl, senior.
WaKeeney: Karen Kreutzer, senior.
Milford: Anthony Penders, graduate student.
Axtell: Richard Shanahan, senior.
Cheju City: Soo-Kyoung Shin, senior.