Local area students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at K-State

K State News Service

MANHATTAN – Kansas State University Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Kansas Betainducted new members into the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society.

Phi Beta Kappa has over 500,000 members. Since its founding at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1776, the society has encouraged and recognized excellence in the liberal arts and sciences, and its Golden Key is widely recognized as a symbol of academic distinction. The K-State Chapter was founded in 1974. Many U.S. Presidents and Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court belong to this highly selective honorary society.

The following students are new members of the K-State chapter of Phi Beta Kappa:

Justin Sievert, Bachelor of Finance candidate, Bucyre; Karrin Larson, Senior Chemistry, clay center; Bailey Britton, senior in mass communications and English, Colby.

Since Greater Kansas City: Daijah Jones, candidate for the bachelor’s degree in psychology, Kansas City; Alex Como, senior in art education and Spanish, Leawood; Clare Barnhart, Bachelor of Horticulture candidate, and Clare Deatherage, Senior in Kinesiology and Spanish, both from Lenexa; Sydney Stephens, Senior Kinesiologist, Spanish Assistant and Pre-Medic, Olathe; Rachel Pang, senior in chemistry, Sabrina Uriarte, bachelor’s degree candidate in kinesiology, Spanish and pre-chiropractic medicine, and Tori Ward, senior in management and Spanish, all from land park; Andrew Harrison, senior in history, political science and pre-law, Prairie Village; and Julia Coverdale, senior in anthropology and history, Shawnee.

Sydney Tucker, Bachelor of Interior Design and Art candidate, Havana; Korey Kneisley, Bachelor Candidate in Political Science, History and Pre-Law, Hiawata; Elizabeth Scarbrough, Bachelor of Animal Science and Industry Candidate, Lawrence.

Since Manhattan: Victoria Bedros, undergraduate candidate in biology and premedicine; Cameron Comstock, senior in political science and Spanish; Joey Crespino, junior in history; Duru Dogan, Senior in Political Science and Statistics and Data Science; and Gillian Nichols, Bachelor of Arts candidate.

Carlean Sanders, Bachelor Candidate in Kinesiology and Premedicine, Miltonvale; Karter Granzella, senior in economics and pre-law, Saline; Jade Mountain, Bachelor of Geology candidate, Silver Lake; Dreah Kuckelman, Senior in Biochemistry, Spanish and Pre-Medicine, Topeka; Ender Graham, Bachelor Candidate in Biology, Pre-Medicine and Spanish, Towanda; Katie Hutson, Bachelor of Psychology candidate, Westmoreland; and Nathalie Wright, Junior in Wildlife, Conservation and Environmental Biology and Spanish, Wichita.From out of state: Gabi Gutierrez, Senior in Science and Communication Disorders and Spanish, Eden Prairie, Minn..

From Abroad: Minori Tanaka, Bachelor Candidate in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Japan.

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