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Citadel News Service
12 Apr 2006

Phi Kappa Phi inducts 63 new members

The Citadel Chapter of the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi celebrated its 27th anniversary by initiating 63 members this spring.

PhotoIn addition Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, Class of 1973, and Dr. Gary Durante, Class of 1980, were recognized as distinguished alumni. June J. Bradham, founding vice chairman of the School of Business Administration advisory board, was honored with a Distinguished Service Award.

New faculty members include David C. R. Heisser, Daniel Library; Wesley M. Jones, Jr., School of Business Administration; and Suzanne T. Mabrouk, Department of Chemistry.

Fifteen graduate students from The Citadel's College of Graduate and Professional Studies were recognized for their straight-A achievement:

Erin Brandon, M.Ed., Counselor Education; Greer
Sarah E. Crowe, M.A., Elementary Administration; Charleston
Duane S. DeWeese, MBA, School of Business Administration; Mount Pleasant
Sean Patrick Egnew, M.Ed., Education Leadership; Goose Creek
Richard P. Farrell, MBA, School of Business Administration; Mount Pleasant
Tina Marie Ferguson, M.Ed., Counselor Education; Cottageville
Bryan Andrew Game, MBA, School of Business Administration; Charleston
Leslie Day Gulledge, M.Ed., Counselor Education; Wedgefield
Kelly Lauro Landry, M.A., Clinical Counseling; Charleston
Meredith Elaine Morley, M.A.E., Social Science; McGregor, Texas
Cheree Lynn Nichole, M.A., Clinical Counseling; Mount Pleasant
Jeffrey Edward Overcash, M.A., Education; Charleston
Barry A. Price, M.A., Social Science; Georgetown
Jennifer Anne Turner, M.A., English; Charleston
Dorothea Condon Wallace, MBA, School of Business Administration; Charleston

Undergraduate membership is limited to the top 8 percent of the senior class and the top 7.5 percent of the junior class. Undergraduate students include cadets, active duty military students and evening students from CGPS. The undergraduates initiated were:

William Donald Andersen, Biology; Rock Hill
David Christopher Basch, Business Administration (Accounting); Zionsville, Ind.
Joshua Ryan Biddix, Electrical & Computer Engineering; Charleston
James Andrew Byars, Criminal Justice; Columbia
Lisa Marie Bydairk, Chemistry; Moncks Corner
Christopher Ryan Cail, Psychology/Modern Languages (French); Ravenel
Martin A. Cawdery, Political Science; Summerville
David Elbert Cole, Electrical & Computer Engineering; Mount Pleasant
Brian Clark Corbett, Modern Languages (Spanish); Newnan, Ga.
Gabriel Joseph Denaro, Business Administration (Accounting); Norwalk, Conn.
Robert Glenn Fuller, Political Science/History; Hilton Head Island
William Luther Harrell, Physics; Longwood, Fla.
Daniel Aaron Hervig, English/Political Science; Myrtle Beach
Gilbert D. Huff, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Huger
Kevin Scott Johnson, Modern Languages (Spanish); Winterville, N.C.
David N. Kahkonen, Political Science; Charleston
Paul C. Keeley, Mathematics; Syracuse, N.Y.
Lincoln E. Kerger, Health, Exercise & Sport Science; Goose Creek
Timothy David Kubisak, Electrical & Computer Engineering; Summerville
Raymond A. Kuderka III, Criminal Justice; Thornton, Pa.
Kristopher LaBrunda, Electrical & Computer Engineering; Charleston
Roman Lenner, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Czech Republic
Angelo T. Medico, Business Administration (Accounting); Coral Springs, Fla.
Nitisak Meenak, Computer Science; Nonthaburi, Thailand
Brett Stephen Miller, Business Administration; Gastonia, N.C.
Blake Allen Mitchell, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Greenwood
Brian J. Munson, Business Administration (Accounting); Slidell, La.
Stephen Lyle Parks, Biology; Greer
Hunter McDowell Peak, Business Administration; Gastonia, N.C.
Joshua Edwin Noah Pozsik, Political Science; Columbia
James Marion Russell IV, Business Administration (Accounting); Holly Hill
Douglas J. Schmid, Political Science; Arlington, Wisc.
W. Justin Self, Criminal Justice; Columbia
Christopher Bryan Mazyck Smith, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Charleston
Timothy Scott Smith II, Electrical & Computer Engineering; Summerville
Joseph Bott Thomas, Education (History); Signal Mountain, Tenn.
Stephen Davis Thun, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Swansea
Nawapong Unsuree, Physics/Applied Mathematics; Khonkaen, Thailand
Brandon B. Vaughn, Health, Exercise & Sport Science; West Columbia
Scott Bradford Warren, Business Administration (Accounting); Granite Falls, N.C.
Patrick J. Wheale, Political Science; Greenville.

Graduating senior, Andrew Lee Brooks of Springfield, Va., has received the 2006-2007 Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship Award worth $5,000.00. He is one of 60 students selected in the national competition. Brooks will be spending the next year at the University of Cologne in Germany.

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine. The society draws its members from all academic disciplines within colleges and universities. Each year, approximately 34,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni are initiated. There are chapters on more than 300 campuses in the United States, Puerto Rico and the Philippines. The Citadel Chapter #212 was established in May 1979.
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