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Phi Kappa Phi Una Chapter Inducts New Members

Nov. 22, 2010



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 110 new members. Phi Kappa Phi was formed to promote the 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. New UNA inductees to Phi Kapp Phi are: Jill Abbott, of Vina Derrick Agee, of Harvest Heather Alexander, of Tuscumbia Jordan Amerson, of Goodspring, Tenn. Brittian Anderson, of Madison Laura Atencio, of Florence Scott Badger, of Hoover Deborah Bailey, of Tuscumbia Ashley Barrier, of Waterloo Russell of Belote, of Madison Lucy Berry, of Decatur Jeffrey Bolger, of Madison Jennifer Bragwell, of Muscle Shoals Anna Brasher, of Athens Jessica Brewer, of Foley Ethan Cagle, of Killen Emily Callaway, of Layton, Utah Emily Cargile, of Fayette Chelsea Carroll, of West Palm Beach, Fla. Jessie Childers, of Killen Judith Decosta, of Sheffield Allison Delbert, of Florence Kristin Duncan, of Iuka, Miss. Breanna Easter, of Athens Daniel Farris, of Lynn Alliyah Finley, of Uriah Leslie Gaither, of Addison Lindsey Gardner, of Russellville Caitlin Gareri, of Prospect, Tenn. Tanisha Garner, of Killen Michael Gentry, of Sterrett Christy Gibbs, of Cullman James Gilmore, of Florence Kayla Goodwin, of Fayette Sheri Grosso, of Killen Cindy Hardy, of Rogersville Kenneth Harmon II, of Foley Monica Hester, of Lawrenceburg, Tenn. Jason Hewer, of Cullman Tara Hilliard, of Florence Patrick Hinton, of Ramer, Tenn. Phil Hinton Jr., of Florence Traci Hite, of Cullman Emily Hodges, of Florence Anna Hunt, of Lawrenceburg, Tenn. Chase Hutcheson, of Phil Campbell Dennis Jarrard, of Florence Sheena Johnson, of Florence Jennifer Johnson, of Cherokee Priyanka Karky, of Nepal Mason Kirkland, of Guntersville Halie Lacey, of Hackleburg Sasha Leslie, of Corinth, Miss. Lydia Lewey, of Florence Kristen Lindsey, of Florence Ethan Lolley, of Haleyville Keshia Loveless, of Bear Creek Victoria Maggard, of Florence Brian Mauldin, of Jasper Heather McCarvy, of Florence Tasha McKinney, of Waynesboro, Tenn. Bradley McKinnon, of Florence Mary Medendorp, of Decatur Christopher Michael, of Florence Chase Mitchell, of Cherokee Alisha Mitchell, of Ardmore, Tenn. Nicole Montey, of Fort Collins, Colo. Ashley Moore, of Lawrenceburg, Tenn. Brittany Moore, of Lawrenceburg, Tenn. Shadora Morton, of Sprott Andrew Murphy, of Florence Moussa Ndiaye, of Senegal Deborah Nennstiel, of Monticello, Fla. T.J. Odom, of Jasper Katherine Posey, of Tuscumbia Emily Pounders, of Tuscumbia Ashton Puckett, of Iuka, Miss. Justin Pullins, of Arley Robert Qualls III, of Corinth, Miss. Olivia Roberson, of Loretto, Tenn. Sarah Roberts, of Maryville, Tenn. Marissa Roberts, of Savannah, Tenn. James Ryan, of Phil Campbell Haley Sargent, of Florence Sarah Skelton, of Killen Casey Smith, of Athens Jacob Smith, of Anderson Stephen Smith, of Tuscumbia Elizabeth Spurr, of Louisville, Ky. Joseph Strom, of Decatur John Sumerel IV, of Decatur Leigh Taylor, of Cherokee Betsy Thompson, of Speake David Thrasher, of Hoover Joseph Tidwell, of Jasper Lacy Triplett, of Florence Kellie Tucker, of Athens Mirinda Tyo, of East Sandwich, Ma. Evan Underwood, of Cordova Heather Unger-Robertson, of Florence Ashley Whitehead, of Florence Cynthia Whitfield, of Iuka, Miss. Beau Whitsett, of Florence Amy Williams, of Florence April Wilson, of Adamsville Caycee Wilson, of Florence Ashley Worley, of Florence Christian Wright, of Arab Sijia Yao, of China Edward Zorek, of Cary, N.C.

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