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Hastings College students inducted to Leadership Honor Society
The Hastings College Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Leadership Honor Society has inducted 22 new members for the 2010-11 academic year.
Membership in ODK is based on character, scholarship, service, 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.
President of the organization is senior Anna Mullen, Des Moines, Iowa. Faculty advisor is Associate Academic Dean and Professor of English Dr. Anne Fairbanks. Faculty secretary is Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Rev. Joan McCarthy.
Names of additional ODK officers and new members are listed below, followed by their hometowns.
2010-2011 Student officers include:
Anna Mullen, President, Des Moines, Iowa
Ross Whiston, Vice President of Selections, Lincoln, Neb.
Dillon Beede, Vice President of Programming, Mitchell, Neb.
Jaree Price, Secretary, Lexington, Neb.
Cindy Eschliman, Historian, Hutchinson, Kan.
2010-11 New Members include:
April Christensen, Hardy, Neb.
Melissa Muller, Aurora, Colo.
Deann Duncan, Sterling, Colo.
Taylor Nieves, Benbrook, Texas
Laurel Erickson, Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Chelsi Pinegar, Bennington, Neb.
Toby Flint, Brookings, S.D.
Corey Reutlinger, Lexington, Neb.
Alyssa Gubser, Lincoln, Neb.
Evan Richter, Hayes Center, Neb.
Rachel Heylmun, Plattsmouth, Neb.
Jennifer Sharrick, Hastings, Neb.
Abigail Jenkins, Shawnee, Kan.
Rebecca Smith, Broken Bow, Neb.
Lindsey Keeler, Kimball, Neb.
Jason States, North Platte, Neb.
Kymbre Lytle, Cairo, Neb.
Mallory Suhr, Seward, Neb.
Neathery Manucci, Parker, Colo.
Danielle Wright, Fort Collins, Colo.
Vanessa McKinney, Leavenworth, Kan.
Jocelyn McMurtry, Hastings, Neb.
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 more than 1,190 students. Hastings College was named among “America’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review, and a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Visit www.hastings.edu for more information.