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Kappa Omicron Nu taps 48 for membership

Friday, November 16, 2012

Research, leadership and scholarship excellence has earned nearly 50 Kansas State University students membership in a national human ecology honor society.

Membership in Kappa Omicron Nu is extended to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise of future achievement. Undergraduate students must have completed 45 semester hours and have a minimum grade point average of at least 3.5. Graduate students must have completed 15 semester hours of graduate work and have a minimum of a 3.7 grade point average.

New members of Kappa Omicron Nu include:

Carlie Houchen, sophomore in public health nutrition, Bucyrus; Lauren Kempa, senior in interior design, Burlington; Alyssa Jones, junior in family studies and human services, Cheney; Kassidy Simmons, sophomore in kinesiology and nutrition, Clay Center; Megan McCormick, senior in family studies and human services, Derby; Ashley Pihl, junior in hotel and restaurant management, Falun; Denise Morris, senior in family studies and human services, Fort Riley.

From Greater Kansas City: Lauren Fischer, sophomore in nutrition and kinesiology, Leawood; Megan Spradlin, junior in public health nutrition, Lenexa; Ellen Coriden, senior in family studies and human services, and Danielle Dobratz, sophomore in public health nutrition, both from Olathe; Devin Amos, sophomore in hospitality management, and Devon Perkins, junior in family studies and human services, both from Overland Park; and Katherine Mossie, junior in family studies and human services, Shawnee.

Charlotte Denning, senior in hotel and restaurant management, Lawrence; Kayla King, junior in public health nutrition, Lewis; Jill Bergling, junior in family studies and human services, Ludell.

From Manhattan: Samantha Caresio, senior in apparel and textiles; Amber Grisamore, master's student in food services and hospitality management/dietetics administration; Mark Landess, master's student in family studies and human services; and Erin Monfort, master's student in apparel and textiles.

Stevie St. Clair, junior in family studies and human services, Portis; Jordon Matthews, master's student in marriage and family therapy, Pratt; Kaleb Beyer, master's student in marriage and family therapy, Sabetha; Rachael Capsey, senior in family studies and human services, and Nicole Oliphant, junior in communication sciences and disorders, both from Salina; Audrey Gritten, junior in communications sciences and disorders, Scandia; Aja Ardery, senior in communication sciences and disorders and family studies and human services, Sublette; Heather Kahre, junior in family studies and human services, Topeka; Amanda Oakley, junior in dietetics, Wamego; and Samantha Claassen, sophomore in nutritional sciences and dietetics, Whitewater.

From out of state:

Shannon Berry, senior in dietetics, Huntsville, Ala.; Sarah Schultz, senior in dietetics, Temecula, Calif.; Jamie Jones, junior in early childhood development, Belle Glade, Fla.; Cynthia Arias-Dowling, senior in dietetics, Miami Beach, Fla.; Sara Stolberg Berkowicz, doctoral student in human ecology, Buffalo Grove, Ill.; Hannah Quernheim, senior in interior design, Waterloo, Ill.; Aeriel Dodson, sophomore in family studies and human services and vocal performance, Independence, Mo.; Bethany Deschamps, doctoral student in institutional management, Bozeman, Mont.; Edward Horwitz, doctoral student in human ecology, Omaha, Neb.; Maria Dominguez, master's student in marriage and family therapy, Rochester, N.Y.; Jill Hamilton, senior in dietetics, Hewitt, Texas; Nicole Sullivan, senior in family studies and human services, Lancaster, Texas; and Mia Irizarry, master's student in apparel and textile merchandising, Plano, Texas.

From out of country:

Shengjie Fan, master's student food service and hospitality management/dietetics administration, China; Hector Bones-Rivera, master's student in family studies and human services, Puerto Rico; Seunghyun Park, doctoral student in hospitality management, South Korea; and Xuan Uyen Phan Thuy, doctoral student in sensory analysis and consumer behavior, Vietnam.

This article was posted on Friday, November 16, 2012 and is filed under Apparel, Textiles & Interior Design, College News, Family Studies & Human Services, Hospitality Management & Dietetics, Human Nutrition.