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Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Inducts New Members

May. 05, 2009

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi recently initiated 65 new members.

Phi Kappa Phi was formed to promote pursuit of excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others. The honor society recognizes and honors good character and outstanding achievement by students, faculty and alumni through election to membership and through various awards for distinguished achievements. To be eligible for membership, junior Phi Kappa Phi candidates must have completed at least 72 hours ranked in the upper 7.5 percent of the junior class. Seniors must be ranked in the upper 10 percent of their class. Graduate candidates must be ranked in the upper 10 percent and have an undergraduate grade-point average of 3.25 or higher.

Names and hometowns of new alumni initiates are:

HUNTSVILLE - Clinton Patrick Carter LORETTO, Tenn. - Elizabeth Diane Newton

Names and hometowns of new UNA faculty and staff initiates are:

FLORENCE - Tammy Wells Jacques, Brentley S. Olive, Gail James Overby and Renee Elizabeth Pongetti Vandiver MUSCLE SHOALS - Linda J. Armstrong ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - Kathy Owens Wallace

Names and hometowns of new student initiates are:

ALMATY, Kazakhstan - Yuliya Zelenskaya ALTOONA - Melody Michelle Rogers ATHENS - Carrie LeLayne Trousdale BELMONT, Miss. - Misti Ann Tooley CHEROKEE - Tameka LaShea Armstead Jones COURTLAND - Satin Antionette Mayes CORINTH, Miss. - Richard Edward Leatherwood Jr. DOUBLE SPRINGS - Haley B. Batchelor EZINIFITE, Anambra, Nigeria - Judith Ezejimofor Ogechukwu FALKVILLE - Lauren Lee Gover FLORENCE - Erica Logan Conley, Tony Zackary Haddock Jr., Patricia Bryant Hartley, Darya A. Martin, Melissa Renee Morris, Emily Katherine Russell, Amy Lynn Ryder, James Harold Sandlin III, Lauren Marie Schifano and Kayla LaShawn Vaden GUIN - Nicholas Coty Jackson GUNTERSVILLE - Mark Daniel Millard HAMILTON - Ana Paula Tavares HUNTSVILLE - Antonia Crutcher, Nina Roxanne Miskelly and Kendra Dianne Ransom JASPER - Kimberly Denae Duncan KILLEN - Chasity Danyelle Watkins, Laura Sylvann Kachelman, Lacy Beth Casteel and Whitney Ann Burgess LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - Sarah Eugenia Campbell, Catherine Elizabeth James and Zachary Allman McMasters LEIGHTON - Meagan Skye Flannagin LEWISBURG, Tenn. - Maria Michelle Carter MADISON - Katherine Ann Rolf MANTECA, Calif. - Johnny Coy Reaves MOULTON - Jessica Brooke Coffey, Lisa Markita McLemore and Samantha LaShae White MUSCLE SHOALS - Diane C. Kutz PHIL CAMPBELL - Sarah Kathleen Hurst PULASKI, Tenn. - Carol Joan Vandenberghe ROGERSVILLE - Staci Amanda Gatlin RUSSELVILLE - Natalie Jackson Bendall SAVANNAH, Tenn. - Natalia S. Violette SCOTTSBURG, Va. - Donna Perkins Smith SHEFFIELD - Chelsea Ann Hughes, Jonathan David Jones, Holly LeAnn Martin and Jessica Monique Williams TUSCUMBIA - Jackson Tanner Agee, Whitney Rene Thompson and Micca Leann Weaver WAYNESBORO, Tenn. - Danielle Nicole Skelton WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - John F. Bubb

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