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Washburn students into Phi Kappa Phi national honor society

Forty-seven Washburn University students will be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi national honor society this week

Those elected to membership include juniors in the top 7.5 percent of their class and seniors in the top 10 percent of their class, along with outstanding graduate students, faculty, professional staff and alumni.

Phi Kappa Phi, founded in 1897, is the nation's oldest all-discipline honor society. The mission of the organization is to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.

Inductees, by hometown, are:

Augusta:

  • Lee M. Jensen

Beijing, China:

  • Dier Liu

Carbondale:

  • Kelsey Girardin

Colony:

  • Kolbie Gilliland

Fairview:

  • Heather Jurgensmeier
  • Tiffany Jurgensmeier

Fort Worth, Texas:

  • Skyler Gentry

Hoisington:

  • Jennifer Funk

Holcomb:

  • Kiefer Bribiesca

Holton:

  • Stacey Y. Korte

Kansas City, Kan.:

  • Nicole Lutsenhizer

Kansas City, Mo.:

  • Rachel Lynch

LaCygne:

  • Kaitlin Gile

Lawrence:

  • Christopher Helt
  • Erica Suyland
  • Sydney Spyres
  • Brandy Stewart

Leawood:

  • Patrick Barry
  • Elisa Navickas

Manhattan:

  • Christina Resenbeck

McLouth:

  • Travis L. Adams
  • Jill R. Nitzsche

Odin:

  • Gina Bogner

Overbrook:

  • Kylie Hastings

Overland Park:

  • Anne Duston

Palmer:

  • Abbi Oelschlager

St. Marys:

  • Krystal Brunin

Shawnee:

  • Cassandra White

Stockton:

  • Hayley Strutt

Tonganoxie:

  • Gina Stewart

Topeka:

  • Cara Arnold
  • Brenda Blackman
  • Madison Butler
  • Kristin Cunningham
  • Tessa Graf
  • Brian Hunter
  • Mark Latimer
  • Ian Mikkelsen
  • Chloe Moss
  • Bethany M. Press
  • Rachel M. Roberts
  • Keval Shah
  • Shelby Tajchman
  • Paul Thurbon
  • Anson Tullis

Ulysses:

  • Paige Eslick

Westmoreland:

  • Jennifer K. Moore

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Contact:
Dena Anson, university relations, 785.670.1711

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