Missouri State University’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest and largest national honor society that recognizes superior scholarship in all academic disciplines, formally inducted nineteen new members at a reception held in the Kentwood Hall Crystal Ballroom on the evening of May 1st. Phi Kappa Phi's mission is "To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others." In order to qualify for membership, students must rank in the top 7.5% of the junior class or the top 10% of the senior class.
The following Honors College students were recognized for their academic achievements:
College of Business Administration
- Gretchen Russell, Accounting
College of Education
- Anna Prahl, Middle School Education: Language Arts & Social Sciences
College of Health & Human Services
- Lynn Andreas, Cell & Molecular Biology
- Claire Bise, Cell & Molecular Biology
- Leah Cardwell, Cell & Molecular Biology
- Mary Jo Kolze, Psychology
- Michelle Sommer, Cell & Molecular Biology
- Miranda Tucker, Cell & Molecular Biology
College of Natural & Applied Sciences
- Kevin Weber, Computer Science
Deans and faculty representatives of the undergraduate colleges were in attendance, as well as representatives of the Honors College. Dr. John Chuchiak, IV, Professor of Colonial Latin American History & Director of the Honors College, delivered the keynote address.
Please join the Honors College in congratulating these students on their induction into Missouri State University’s most prestigious academic honor society!