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College of Human Ecology

Kappa Omicron Nu inducts spring initiates

Friday, April 29, 2005

MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's chapter of Kappa Omicron Nu honor society initiated 39 new members this spring.

Kappa Omicron Nu is a national honor society for human ecology students.

The honor society is designed to recognize leadership, research and scholarship. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to join the honor society in recognition of integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise of future achievement. Members must strive toward the advancement of scholarship, personal and leadership development and maintenance of high standards.

New members include the following students, listed alphabetically by hometown:

Russell Allen, sophomore in foods and nutrition-exercise science, Centralia; Debra Holuska, senior in early childhood education, Dodge City; Emma Goff, sophomore in family studies and human services, Emporia; and Molly Murphy, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders, Girard.

From Greater Kansas City: Kristine Schottler, sophomore in apparel marketing and design, Merriam; Carrie Leonhart, junior in communication sciences and disorders, Olathe; and Lauren Luhrs, junior in human ecology and mass communications, and Meghan Spriggs, junior in communication sciences and disorders, both from Overland Park.

Heather Meckenstock, junior in hotel and restaurant management, Hays; Kindra Maze, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders, Hiawatha; Natasha Hardcastle, senior in early childhood education, Hoisington; and Misti Johnson, senior in early childhood education, Kensington.

From Manhattan: Cheryl Bouray, junior in family studies and human services; Allison Brooks, sophomore in family studies and human services; Katherine Gorton, senior in communication sciences and disorders; Macey Hoover, senior in human ecology; Amanda Hurley, graduate student in family studies and human services; Lorena Ingmire, senior in family and consumer education teaching certification requirement; and Brian Ransom, sophomore in nutritional sciences.

Danielle Conway, junior in food and nutrition-exercise science, Osborne; Jennifer Hurley, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders, Parsons; Amanda Farmer, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders, and Erinn Rogers, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders, both of Salina; Julie Stithem, junior in family studies and human services, Stockton; Una Henry, senior in family studies and human services, Topeka; and Shelby Dickens, junior in apparel marketing and design, Wakarusa.

From Wichita: Layla El-Chami, sophomore in family studies and human services; Amber Heerey, sophomore in athletic training; Kelcie Johnson, junior in family studies and human services; and Melissa Martin, junior in communication sciences and disorders.

From out-of-state: Amanda Robinson, sophomore in hotel and restaurant management, Rolling Hills, Calif.; Haley Van Wagenen, junior in interior design, Orange Park, Fla.; Gina Ragusa, junior in public health nutrition, St. Charles, Mo.; Kaycee Dragastin, sophomore in food and nutrition-exercise science, Virginia, Neb.; and Layla El-Chami, sophomore in apparel marketing and design, Fuquay, N.C.

From out-of-country: Wendy Chien Yee Thee, sophomore in dietetics, Malaysia; Weiqi Siow, senior in dietetics, Singapore; and Jin-Soo Lee, graduate student in human ecology, South Korea.

This article was posted on Friday, April 29, 2005, and is filed under Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design, Family Studies & Human Services, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Hospitality Management.