LEBANON, Ill. — Chapter 292 of honor society Phi Kappa Phi congratulated new members as part of McKendree University’s Academic Excellence Celebration on April 23. Inductees included the following local students:
Seth Wilson, of Bethalto, a senior pursuing a bachelor of science in health and wellness.
Individual membership in Phi Kappa Phi is by invitation and requires nomination and chapter approval. Only the top percentage of students are eligible.
Outstanding local students were recently named to “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” at McKendree University:
Tyler Jewell, a senior from Granite City studying music education.
Morgan Maberry, a senior from Bethalto studying human resource management.
Students are selected for “Who’s Who” based on grade point average, campus and community leadership and service. They were recognized at the Honors Convocation April 23 during the university’s Academic Excellence Celebration.
Initiation for the following new members of McKendree University’s first-year student honor society was held on April 23 during the Academic Excellence Celebration at the Hettenhausen Center for the Arts:
Linette Hernandez of Granite City
Alexis Lee of Granite City
Shelby Phillips of Bethalto.
Abigail Stutz of Godfrey.
Shannon Watkins of Bethalto.
Phi Eta Sigma is the nation’s oldest and largest multi-disciplinary honor society for first-year college and university students.
McKendree University recognized the following local nursing students for outstanding achievement at a ceremony held in Bothwell Chapel at the Lebanon campus on April 23 during the Academic Excellence Celebration.
Rebecca Fremder of Alton
Jessica Keller of Wood River
Nannette Morgan of Bethalto
Rachel Smith of Godfrey
Candace Stutz of Alton
Justin White of Godfrey
Jeremy Yates of Moro
Deborah Schneider of Alton.
Lori Smith of East Alton
The Nursing Honor Society recognizes superior achievement and the development of leadership qualities, fosters high professional standards, encourages creative work, and strengthens commitment to the ideals and purposes of the nursing profession.