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Phi Kappa Phi Spring 2021 Inductees

April 14, 2021

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) national honor society recently inducted its spring 2021 class of 41 students during a special virtual initiation ceremony on Facebook.

PKP is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society encompassing all academic disciplines. Invitations to join PKP are extended to juniors in the top 7.5% of their class and to seniors and graduate students in the top 10% of their class.

ASU’s chapter has also awarded 28 pre-membership Certificates of Merit to freshmen in the top 2.5% of their class and sophomores in the top 5% of their class in recognition of their academic success and as encouragement to join PKP when they are eligible as juniors.

ASU’s spring 2021 PKP inductees by hometown and major are:

San Angelo: Shelby Feathers, nursing-family nurse practitioner; George Johnston, homeland security; Sabrina McCann, educational leadership; and Avery Tanner, economics/finance

Abilene: Dallas Brown, nursing-family nurse practitioner; Valerie Johnston, guidance and counseling; and Emma Voss, teacher education

Amarillo: Emily Masters, professional school counseling

Austin: Lindsay Krabbenhoft, biology

Bandera: Jazlynn Lewis, animal science

Bridgeport: Lee Snodgrass, educational administration

Brownwood: Kathryn Black, counseling psychology; and Marci Reagan, professional school counseling

Cheyenne, Wyo.: Coryn Davis, student development and leadership in higher education

Crosbyton: Mary Eden De La Garza, curriculum and instruction-advanced instructor

Del Rio: Tyler Kennedy, natural resource management

El Paso: Jennifer Linford, nursing-family nurse practitioner

Forsan: Matthew Sims, mechanical engineering

Fort Worth: Paisley Forbes, applied psychology; and Alexander Hubbell, mathematics

Greenville: Amber Schneider, professional school counseling

Harlingen: Linda Valdez, professional school counseling

Iraan: Saul Rico, kinesiology

Jarrell: Nicholas Manuszak, professional school counseling

Kailua, Hawaii: Valerie Mossman, global security studies

Kerrville: Weslyn Kirkpatrick, political science

Liberty Hill: Dayna Twyman, nursing-family nurse practitioner

Midland: Oscar Farrera, business administration; and Haley Russell, business/marketing

Miles: Sarah Crouch, professional school counseling

Millsap: Amy Free, nursing-family nurse practitioner

Mission: Gustavo Garcia Jr., student development and leadership in higher education

Munday: Emily Scott, biology

Ozona: Taylor Cervantez, professional school counseling

Plano: Aimee Edwards, professional school counseling; Claire Molnar, professional school counseling; and Sharin Salam, biology

Roanoke: Joe Davis, guidance and counseling

Round Rock: Saridon Stanton, applied psychology

Woodsboro: Carmen Speis, professional school counseling

Igensdorf, Germany: Marius Laib, business administration

ASU freshmen and sophomores receiving spring 2021 PKP Certificates of Merit are:

San Angelo: Johnathan Blasingame, intelligence and analysis; Jessica Dennis, nursing; Fernando Gamez-Olvera; finance; Camden Hutchinson, exercise science; Jun Seo Kim, chemistry; Reylorenz Manuel, nursing; Elisabeth Morales Barton, biology; and Jackson Palafox, communication

Amarillo: Chelsie Freeman, exercise science

Carlsbad: Kirstyn Greebon, health science professions

Conroe: Colton Rowe, exercise science

De Leon: Micaela Miller, health science professions

Fredericksburg: Julissa Sanchez, criminal justice

Friona: Lizbeth Rojas, nursing

Frisco: Emily Lee, biology

Jourdanton: Carli Foster, exercise science

May: Connor Flenniken, computer science

Midland: Mason Barnhill, pre-declared; Isabelle Lopez, nursing; and Katherine Roberts, mass media

Minot AFB, N.D.: Dylan Bringham, management

Paint Rock: William Hennig, physics

Rising Star: Sarah Keeling, English/teacher certification

Roaring Spring: Autumn Perryman, animal science

San Antonio: Megan Sorenson, food animal science and marketing; and Abigail Spence, natural resource management

Spearman: Peyton Black, accounting

Moscow, Russia: Alexandra Vishnevskaya, mechanical engineering

PKP is considered one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies along with Phi Beta Kappa, which recognizes majors in the arts and sciences, and Sigma Xi, which honors majors in the sciences.

Dr. Lesley Casarez, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, is ASU’s PKP chapter president. The student vice presidents are Kacelyn Follis of Blackwell and Giovanna Scott of San Angelo.