Honors College

Honors College Students Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

Phi Kappa Phi LogoMissouri 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 73 new members at a reception held in the Kentwood Hall Crystal Ballroom on the evening of May 2nd. 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 Arts & Letters

  • Melissa DeCocq, Art/Computer Animation
  • Sierra Jay, Global Studies
  • Jody McFarlen, Electronic Arts/Multimedia Studies
  • Natalie McNichols, Spanish
  • Jessica Miller, Art/Photography
  • Katherine Thompkins, Latin Education
  • Kelly Truax, Theatre/Acting

College of Business

  • Lanae Flatness, Management/International Business Administration

College of Education

  • Hannah Philpot, Middle School Education/Language Arts & Social Studies

College of Health & Human Services

  • Brittany Gamble, Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Michael Gulley, Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Jacqueline Hampton, Nursing
  • Vanessa Jones, Psychology
  • Jennifer Mitchell, Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Nicole Molumby, Communication Science & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology
  • Jereme Sebastian, Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Jennifer Smith, Exercise & Movement Science/Pre-Professional Studies
  • Tori Thompson, Dietetics
  • Brooke Wheeler, Psychology

College of Humanities & Public Affairs

  • Daniel Bogle, Political Science
  • Elizabeth Haughey, Anthropology
  • Ashley Riley, Anthropology

College of Natural & Applied Sciences

  • Adam Brandt, Physics
  • Kala Hille, Biology
  • Cameron King, Computer Science
  • Sarah Kramer,  Mathematics/General Mathematics

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!

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