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K-State Human Ecology honors program inducts new members

Wednesday, May 4, 2005

MANHATTAN -- Thirty-one students have joined Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology honors program this spring.

Current students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher are eligible for the program. Students participating in the program must maintain that grade point average and successfully complete two semesters of service-learning research, teaching, extension or administration. They must also do an honors project for two or three credit hours during their junior or senior year.

Honors students may also benefit from the opportunity to interact with faculty and graduate students for information about research, graduate study and careers.

New members include the following:

Andrea Stover, sophomore in family studies and human services, Arkansas City; Alisa Schneider, junior in communication sciences and disorders, Beloit; Candace Hufford, sophomore in human ecology, Derby; Maureen Mersmann, sophomore in family studies and human services, Eudora; Hieu Doan, senior in nutritional sciences, Garden City; and Elena Pyzhov, sophomore in interior design, Goddard.

From Greater Kansas City: Sarah Bishop, sophomore in family studies and human services, and Alexandra Sumpter, freshman in interior design, both from Leawood; Katie Scanlon, sophomore in interior design, Lenexa; Ashley Hendrix, junior in early childhood education, and Carrie Leonhart, junior in communication sciences and disorders, both from Olathe; Leslie Herold, freshman in interior design, Caitlin Kerr, sophomore in interior design, and Josephine Merrifield, freshman in apparel and textiles, all from Overland Park.

Samantha Hostetler, freshman in athletic training, Harper; Heather Meckenstock, junior in hotel, restaurant and institution management, Hays; Danielle Rew, freshman in interior design, Lawrence; Erica Boatman, freshman in apparel and textiles, Manhattan; Kara Schmidt, junior in interior design, Newton; Bonnie Bauerle, freshman in family and consumer science education, Sabetha; Tara Doerfler, junior in family studies and human services, Valley Center; Shelby Dickens, junior in apparel and textiles, Wakarusa; Kelcie Johnson, junior in family studies and human services, and Melissa Martin, junior in communication sciences and disorders, both of Wichita.

From out-of-state: Amy Lauer, freshman in nutritional sciences, Davenport, Iowa; Eva Newill, freshman in interior design, Macedonia, Iowa; Tracy Sabo, junior in dietetics, Kamiah, Idaho; Haley Van Wagenen, junior in interior design, Orange Park, Fla.; and Gina Ragusa, junior in public health nutrition, St. Charles, Mo.

From out-of-country: Mayu Moriyasu, freshman in early childhood education; and Yui Nishita, freshman in hotel, restaurant and institution management, both from Japan.

This article was posted on Wednesday, May 4, 2005, and is filed under Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design, Family Studies & Human Services, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Hospitality Management.