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UT Tyler Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Inducts 78 New Members

December 2, 2010

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The University of Texas at Tyler inducted 78 new student members into its chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Dr. Brenda Gilliam, professor of special education and chapter president, announced.

Membership is by invitation to the top 7.5 percent of second-semester juniors and the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students.

Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Each year approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni are initiated into the society. Its chapters are on more than 300 campuses in the United States, Puerto Rico and the Philippines.

Student inductees by hometown are:

ARP – Julie D. Swinney.

BONHAM – Annie Elizabeth Baker.

BULLARD – Michelle Balfay, Taylor Talmage Hodges and Jennifer Beaird Kempton.

CARTHAGE – Rhonda Hillin.

CHANDLER – Joseph Odie Gibson.

ELKHART – Stephanie Michelle Lufsey.

FLINT – Katie Abbot, Erica Davis Cummings and Amanda Jane Wickman.

GLADEWATER – Nicole R. Scott.

GRAND PRAIRIE – Ashley S. Crawford.

HOUSTON – E’Loria Simon-Campbell.

JACKSONVILLE – Jenifer M. Chilton.

KILGORE – Patty Bell and Bonnie M. Everage.

LAKE JACKSON – Karen Loraine Rowland.

LINDALE – Katherine L. Milovich.

LONGVIEW – Deborah Haroff Crumpler, Helene Hakim, Jason Paul Jaap, Haley Anne Jones, Emily Ann Mach and Melanie Rieger.


MURCHISON – Christina Bennett.

ORE CITY – Karen Koerber-Timmons.

OVERTON – Renee Lampkin and Stephaney Wallace.

PALESTINE – Maribel Martinez and Tricia Marie Quick.

PARIS – Anna Cynthia Lewis.

RICHMOND – Fedricker Diane Barber and Joel Salas, Jr.

SAN ANTONIO – Tania S. Moran and Danny Davis Vega.

SPRING – Carol LaMonica-Way.

TERRELL – Carrie House.

TROUP – Kenneth Dale Biddle and Elizabeth Brents.

TYLER – Stephanie Lynne Ayers, Fredericka Brown, Tammy Wilson Cowart, Michal Durham, Victoria Kay Epperson, V.W. “Web” Freeman, Joel B. Ghrist, Maggie E. Haas, Amelia E. Harrell, Colby Bradford Hearn, Sharon Hughes, Maribel R. Kennedy, Jennifer J. Liberati, Ashley Amber Liegman,Scott Austin Martin, Laura Ashleigh McCorkle, Julie McDaniel, Jessica Moore, Francisca P. Perdomo, Brian Clark Persinger, Benjamin C. Roberson, Brian Scott Roberson, Brittney W. Sabota, Timothy M. Smith II, Alexandra E. Stevens, Landon S. Trent and Tiffany Wiley.

WHITE OAK – Brandi Nicole Lucas.

WHITEHOUSE – Melinda Kay Lollar and Danielle Durrett Rousseau.

WINONA – Debra Cheavens Goodwin.

ALABAMA – Shellye Morgan Vardaman.

LOUISIANA – Donna G. Hood and Jamil Norman.

MICHIGAN – Carmon V.N. Weekes.

PENNSYLVANIA – Charlotte Wool.

AFRICA – Joshua Misan Jemegbe.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,400 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

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