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Nov. 12, 2007 - Twenty-seven inducted into Hastings College leadership honor society
The Hastings College circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) leadership honor society inducted 27 new members for the 2007-08 academic year. The induction ceremony took place Sunday, Nov. 4, in Hazelrigg Student Union.
Membership in ODK is based on character, scholarship and intelligence, service and leadership, and citizenship. Juniors and seniors who rank in the top 35 percent of their class are eligible to apply for membership. New members must show special distinction in at least one of five areas: scholarship, athletics, campus or community service, media, or the arts.
ODK was founded in 1914 at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Ky.
Hastings College, founded in 1882, is a private, four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). A total of 64 majors in 32 areas of study and 12 pre-professional programs are offered to 1,143 students. The college was included in the 2008 edition of The Princeton Review’s guidebook, America’s Best Value Colleges. The school was cited among top liberal arts colleges, national bachelor’s category, in U.S. News and World Report, America’s Best Colleges 2008, and was listed among the top liberal arts colleges in Nebraska by Washington Monthly magazine.
Hastings College is celebrating its 125th anniversary during the 2007-08 academic year.
Officers for ODK are:
President, Joesaphine Newquist, senior, Ernest/Kristine Newquist, Aurora, Neb.
Vice President for Selections, Jena Alt, senior, Bruce/Lea Ann Alt, Waverly, Neb.
Vice President for Programming, Jeff Richards, senior, Rodger/Annetta Richards,
Secretary, Katrina Larsen, senior, Robin Larsen/Kenneth Larsen, Blair, Neb.
Historian, Melissa Theesen, senior, Steven/Sally Theesen, St. Joseph, Mo.
Faculty Advisor, Dr. Anne Fairbanks, associate vice president for academic affairs
Professor of English
Faculty Secretary, Joan McCarthy, associate vice president for student affairs
Christine Bryant, senior, Samuel/Lorrie Bryant, Lincoln, Neb.
Jenna Buchli, senior, Ted/Kandy Buchli, Daykin, Neb.
Nicole Ciecior, junior, Martin/Diane Ciecior, Lincoln, Neb.
Krista Fager, junior, Don/Ginger Fager, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Starlight Fonseca, junior, Hastings, Neb.
Jade Franklin, senior, Jeffrey/Susan Franklin, Clay Center, Neb.
Barrett Graham, junior, Tim/Terri Graham, Trumbull, Neb.
Amy Hartline, junior, David/Susan Hartline, Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Rebecca Hartline, junior, David/Susan Hartline, Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Jeffrey Hartman, junior, Douglas/Sharon Hartman, Columbus, Neb.
Tassi Herrick, senior, Robbin/Tandi Ashburn, North Platte, Neb.
Jenalle Japhet, junior, James/Shawn Japhet, Las Animas, Colo.
Valerie Jensen, junior, Derek/Mary Jensen, Harrisburg, S.D.
Ellen Jorgenson, junior, Mark/Mary Jorgenson, Shawnee, Kan.
Tyler Keyser, junior, Daniel/Jackie Keyser, Cambridge, Neb.
Wade Leibbrandt, senior, Timothy/Terri Leibbrandt, Imperial, Neb.
Meggan Lloyd, junior, Richard/Monica Lloyd, Hastings, Neb.
Alia Mohsen, junior, Richard/Nancy Carl (grandparents), Doniphan, Neb.
Jordan Neuhart, junior, James/Ginger Neuhart, Waverly, Neb.
Wendy Nicklin, junior, Donald/Rhonda Nicklin, Papillion, Neb.
Joel Niemann, junior, Roger/Patricia Niemann, Lincoln, Neb.
Danielle Reineke, senior, Gerald/Diane Reineke, Hastings, Neb.
Jennifer Riley, junior, Steven/Elaine Riley, Waverly, Neb.
Amanda Schademann, junior, Martin/Denise Schademann, Lincoln, Neb.
Amanda Thunker, junior, Jerome/Rebecca Thunker, Ewing, Neb.
Emily Timmerman, junior, Daniel/Alice Timmerman, Littleton, Colo.
Renata Zigelstein, junior, Stephen/Rosemary Zigelstein, Caledonia, N.Y.