Hastings College leadership honorary chapter expands by 26 students

On November 10, 2013, the Hastings College chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the national leadership honorary, inducted 26 new members from among the junior and senior classes. Hastings College President Don Jackson also was inducted into ODK at the ceremony.

According the chapter’s bylaws, membership qualifications include being in the top 35% of the junior or senior classes and having “achievements in athletics; campus or community service, social, religious activities, and campus government; journalism, speech and the mass media; and/or the creative and performing arts.” Students must also demonstrate exemplary character.

Student inductees are as follows:

Brooke Appelhans from Sterling, Colo.

Erin Baldridge from North Platte, Neb.

Brooke Ballou from Wilsonville, Neb.

Blake Bowland from Tekamah, Neb.

Megan Brausam from Acton, Calif.

Hayley Buckman from Strasburg, Colo.

Emily Case from Gibbon, Neb.

Ellie Clinch from Lincoln, Neb.

Molly Cox from Hayes Center, Neb.

Nicole Delphia from Littleton, Colo.

Jessica Finnegan from Cozad, Neb.

Kaylee Greening from Thornton, Colo.

Dae Hemphill from Bayfield, Colo.

Joel Holmquist from Burwell, Neb.

Riley Johnson from Salida, Colo.

Trina Knight from Hastings, Neb.

Creighton Leif from Concordia, Kans.

Bailey Mangers from Juniata, Neb.

Elizabeth Miller from Pawnee City, Neb.

Mirae Nakouzi from North Platte, Neb.

Heidi Roth from Lakewood, Colo.

Hannah Seagren from Bloomfield, Neb.

Brooke Snyder from Mitchell, Neb.

Laura Sunderman from Hastings, Neb.

Ian Tyler Tuttle from Greeley, Colo.

Sierra Walker from Gering, Neb.

Founded in 1882, Hastings College is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in Hastings, Nebraska, that focuses on student academic and extracurricular achievement. With 64 majors in 32 areas of study and 12 pre-professional programs, Hastings College has been 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 Hastings.edu for more.


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