Students included in honor society
The Kansas University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society has initiated 147 student members, including several from the Shawnee area.
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Richard Lariviere was the keynote speaker at the Dec. 2 ceremony at Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union.
Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and largest all-discipline academic honor society. KU established its chapter in 1975. Today, there are about 300 members. At KU, only the top 10 percent of seniors, top 7.5 percent of second-semester juniors with more than 72 credit hours and top 10 percent of graduate students are asked to join.
New student members from the area include Lauren Hartmann Foster, Lake Quivira; Bennett J. Berning, Shawnee; Elizabeth Kirwan McClain, Shawnee; Erin M. Racki, Shawnee; Amanda Leigh Stasi, Shawnee; and Holly Joann Tenute, Shawnee.