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K-State's Multicultural Student honor society inducts new members

Monday, November 13, 2006

MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's Multicultural Student Honor Society gained new members recently. The society recognizes the academic achievements of multicultural students at K-State.

"The Multicultural Student Honor Society was founded in 1999 to honor the academic achievements of multicultural students who have been successful at K-State," said Carla Jones, assistant vice president and senior associate dean of student life and the chair of the honor society's advisory board. "We wanted to reward students who have been academically successful."

Students who have a cumulative K-State grade point average of 3.0 or greater and transfer students at the sophomore level with one K-State semester are eligible to join the honor society.

New members include:

Lacey Carlson, junior in family studies and human services, Cassoday; Lizette Vargas, senior in psychology, Dodge City; and Cheryl Elligan, senior in education-English, Fort Riley.

From Greater Kansas City: Lauren Bock, senior in apparel and textiles, Kansas City, Kan.; Francisco Morales, sophomore in anthropology, Lenexa; and Whitney Brueggemann, sophomore in apparel and textiles, and Dominique Rogers, junior in biology, both of Olathe.

Matthew Garcia, sophomore in hotel and restaurant management, Haviland.

From Junction City: Elisha Fields, senior in pre-professional elementary education; Christina Figueroa-Ison, senior in pre-professional secondary education; and Tiffany Smith, senior in psychology.

From Manhattan: Tanya Chengappa, senior in life sciences; Gabriel Harper, senior in general business administration; Heather Markham, junior in dietetics; and Lauren Takemoto, senior in humanities.

Sheila Ellis, sophomore in pre-journalism and mass communications, and Janelle Franklin, sophomore in animal sciences and industry, both of Topeka; Manuel Garcia, sophomore in mechanical engineering, Ulysses; and Brandy Sutherland, senior in civil engineering, Valley Falls.

From Wichita: Conolley August, senior in elementary education; Elise Gaines, junior in English; and Adam Ybarra, senior in athletic training.

Sarah Porter, sophomore in pre-professional business administration, Winfield.

From out-of-state:

From Connecticut: Christina Martinez, senior in elementary education, Danbury.

From Missouri: Jamelle Zablow, senior in elementary education, Columbia; and Andrea Barra, sophomore in pre-professional business administration, Grain Valley.

From Nebraska: Ashley McGuire, junior in marketing, Bellevue; Cara Kroeger, sophomore in interior design, Lincoln; and Amber Tyler, junior in agricultural economics, Omaha.

From Texas: Krystal Valdez, sophomore in pre-professional business administration, Corpus Christi.

This article was posted on Monday, November 13, 2006, and is filed under College News.