McKendree University Honors Students

5/3/2011

Louisville, Ky.  — McKendree University recognized its students’ achievements at Honor’s Day held on Sunday, Apr. 10 at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville. The University inducted eight new members into the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society; 13 into the Sigma Beta Delta national business honor society; and 15 into the Nursing Honor Society.

Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective all-discipline honor society. Individual membership is by invitation and requires nomination and chapter approval. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff, board members and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.

McKendree’s 2011 Phi Kappa Phi inductees, listed by hometown, are:
Brandenburg:
Shawn Hughes Jr.
Caneyville:
Melonie Dennison.
Elizabethtown:
Regina Betts.
Louisville:
Mark Bush, Naomi Erwin, Ryan Newton, Naoko Raque, Janna Sharp.
Radcliff:
Annette Grace.

Sigma Beta Delta inductees are:
Elizabethtown:
Vanessa Rivera, John Patrick Prichard.
Horse Cave:
Darrell Bailey.
Jeffersontown:
James Archerson.
Louisville:
Karen Head, Beth Price, Nicolas Stout.
Radcliff:
Tammy Garner, Annette Grace, Byron Luster, Frank Niederriter.
Vine Grove:
Earl Higgs, Blaine Schobelock.

Named to the Nursing Honor Society were:
Floyds Knob, Ind.:
Michelle Fulks.
Caneyville:
Melonie Dennison.
Crestwood:
Geri Sasser.
Elizabethtown:
Regina Betts, Sylvia Sullivan.
Louisville:
Nancy Doll, Leslie Hall, Kimberly Phillips, Naoko Raque, Janna Sharp, Stephanie Sturgeon, Jennifer Wiegel.
Shepherdsville:
Clinton Rayhill, Laura Whitfill.
Simpsonville:
Michele Christner.

Photos from the event are posted here

Founded in 1828, McKendree University ranks among the top 13 percent of Best Regional Colleges in the 2011 edition of U.S. News Media Group’s Best Colleges report. Classes begin each month at the Louisville and Radcliff campuses.