ROCK HILL, S.C. - Winthrop's chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society inducted 39 new members during the Spring 2010 Initiation in April in Barnes Recital Hall.
Juniors selected for induction were: Abigail Bradner (Charlotte, N.C.), chemistry; Mollie Demott (Rock Hill), art/drama; Danielle Donnelly (Ulster Park, N.Y.), art; Megan Gainer (Spencer, W.Va.), art/drama; Adrianne Galassie (Columbia, S.C.), psychology; Brittany Guilfoyle (Inman, S.C.), journalism; Dana Henderson (Simpsonville, S.C.), human nutrition; Allison Howard (Basking Ridge, N.J.), counseling; Sharon Jenkins (Gastonia, N.C.), biology; Laura Johnson (Rock Hill), marketing; Alexandria Matheny (Blythewood, S.C.), literature; Rachel McCann (Yonges Island, S.C.), biology; H'Liana Niehrah (North Charleston, S.C.), interior design; Chay Raines (Rock Hill), dance; Michael Rice (Charleston, S.C.), athletic training; Krysten Sobus (Mount Pleasant, S.C.), psychology; Joanna Tepper (Simpsonville, S.C.), English; Marilyn Thomas (Raleigh, N.C.), human nutrition; Julene Trull (Fort Mill, S.C.), biology; Allison West (Orangeburg, S.C.), dance; and Hailey Whitehurst (Irmo, S.C.), psychology.
Seniors selected for induction were: Renee Beach (Upper Marlboro, Md.), English; Benjamin Driscol (Rock Hill), modern languages; Thomas Facinoli (Phoenix, Md.), physical education/sport management; Kathryn Gregory (Great Falls, S.C.), sociology; Emily Horowitz (Mauldin, S.C.), bilingualism; Katherine Kath (Morganton, N.C.), art illustration; Timothy Kroboth (Charlotte, N.C.), political science; Amanda McLeod (Hartsville, S.C.), psychology; Everett Poston (Rock Hill), accounting; Emily Pratt (Olmstead Falls, Ohio), economy; Amy Rivers (Gaston, S.C.), psychology; Lilah C. Westmoreland (Greenville, S.C.), psychology; and Andrew Zerfass (Myrtle Beach, S.C.), music.
Graduate students Richard Bridges III (Fort Mill, S.C.), business; Salvor Davidsdottir (Reykjavík, Iceland), business; Jonathan Fox (Urbana, Ohio), business; Stefanie Jenkins (McClellanville, S.C.), social work; and Samuel Wheeler (Saluda, S.C.), business, also were inducted during the ceremony.
Phi Kappa Phi encourages and recognizes exceptional scholarship across all academic disciplines. Inducted members include seniors in the upper 10 percent of their class or juniors in the upper 7.5 percent of the class.