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Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Spring 2023 Inductees

April 20, 2023

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) national honor society recently inducted its spring 2023 class of 47 new student members during a special initiation ceremony in the Houston Harte University Center.

PKP is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for students in 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 spring 2023 PKP inductees by hometown and major are:

San Angelo: Abigail Cook, business administration; Ashley Harper, student development and leadership in higher education; Jarrett Hill, business/healthcare administration; Shelby McIntyre, nursing; Courtnee Peterson, social work; Cie Avel Rangel, political science; Ashleigh Robles, professional school counseling; and Anna Rodriguez, biology

Aledo: Bethany McKeever, professional school counseling

Angleton: Jennifer Roberts, student development and leadership in higher education

Ballinger: Jessicca Cason, business administration

Belleville, Ill.: Jack Kelley, global security studies

Belton: Laramie Len Ratto, nursing

Brownwood: Crystal Norris, educational leadership

Carlsbad: Kirstyn Greebon, health science professions

Carrollton: Monica Jeanette Cantrell Terneus, professional school counseling; and Christine Seungmin Chun, business administration

Christoval: Kathryne Kelly, social work

Clarendon: Minde Hollar Ivy, professional school counseling

Coleman, Mich.: Avery Thomas Dull, industrial/organizational psychology

Colorado City: Thomasa Francisca Alvarez, administrative leadership

Crossroads: Katy Michelle Roberts, professional school counseling

Del Rio: Karla Roman, professional school counseling

El Paso: Iris Castro-Moya, administrative leadership; and Daisy Castaneda, homeland security

Fort Worth: Edith Armour, applied psychology; and Mindy Pospech, professional school counseling

Georgetown: Katherine Morales, student development and leadership in higher education

Hermleigh: Kami Digby-Smith, animal science/food science

Junction: Renee Braswell, professional school counseling

Killeen: William Porter, administrative leadership

La Vernia: Leonor Wright, administrative leadership

Longview: Katherine Fields, theatre

Los Angeles, Calif.: Tyler Castleman, global security studies

Midland: Krista Epley, physical therapy

Miles: Katelynn Graves, biology

Mountain Home, Ark.: Matthew John Thelen, health science professions/psychology

Murphy: Rolando Rios, professional school counseling

New Braunfels: Crystal De Leon Bushman, professional school counseling

Priddy: Trixie Hodges, interdisciplinary studies

San Antonio: Hollis Grace Haby, counseling psychology

San Saba: Sarah McDowell, school superintendent certification

Sanderson: Micaela Fuentez, professional school counseling

Texas City: Madalyn Moriarty, professional school counseling

Tyler: Jennifer Bell-Matthews, mental health and wellness counseling

Weatherford: Holley Rider, student development and leadership in higher education

Moscow, Russia: Alexandra Vishnevskaya, mechanical engineering

PKP is considered one of the nation’s most prestigious academic 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. Tia Agan, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, is ASU’s PKP chapter president. The student vice president is Ricardo Benitez of Palestine.