47 UNL students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Released on 05/13/2011, at 2:00 AM
Office of University Communications
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, Neb., May 13th, 2011 —

Forty-seven University of Nebraska-Lincoln students were initiated into membership in Phi Beta Kappa this month.

Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's oldest academic honor society, recognizing and encouraging a commitment to excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Following is a list of the students who were inducted, including their academic major(s) and their parents' and spouses' names. All were in the May 7 graduating class.


Adams: Jaycie L. Vanderbeek, psychology, English and international studies, Dan and Jan Vanderbeek.

Ames: Rachel Paseka, biological sciences and environmental, Don and Janis Paseka.

Beemer: Bethany Ridling, psychology, Jack and Judy Ridling, spouse of John D. Bolten.

Bellevue: Emily Edwards, biological sciences, Gary and Elizabeth Edwards.

Columbus: Katie Schueth, biological sciences, John and Deb Schueth; Nicholas J. Wohlgemuth, biochemistry, James R. and Julie Wohlgemuth of Gretna.

Eagle: Scott Ronhovde, biological sciences, Tom and Sue Ronhovde.

Fremont: Blake Helget, biological sciences, Jeff and Julie Helget.

Grand Island: Paige Amundson, English, Wayne Amundson of Nevada and Jan Amundson of Grand Island; Brian Michael Trump, history and sociology, Gary and Janie Trump.

Gretna: Katrina Fischman, Spanish and news-editorial, Craig and stepmother Elly Fischman.

Harrisburg: Brady Jones, journalism and history, John and Karin Jones.

Hastings: Michael W. Carl, history, classics and classical languages, Steven and Jackie Carl.

Imperial: Nicole Gaswick, mathematics, Doug and Judy Gaswick.

Lincoln: Devon Ranae Allen, history and religious studies, Delbert and Susan Allen; Michael Bolan, classical languages, David Bolan of Longmont, Colo., and Lee Anne Foote of Lincoln; Katlin M. Geyer, history and medieval and Renaissance studies, Joel R. and Marie C. Geyer; Laila Gharzai, biopsychology and mathematics, Karim and Shukria Gharzai; Sarah Hilger, English, Tom and Diane Hilger.

Louisville: Daralyn Alyssa Roberts, psychology, James and stepmother Linda Roberts of Virginia City, Mont., and the late Darlinda Roberts.

Omaha: Katherine Cunningham, political science and English, Nelson and Jeanne Cunningham; Samuel Kennet Davis, physics, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Davis; Joshua Daniel Lee, biological sciences, Richard and Nancy Lee; Anna Jo Schreck, pre-pharmacy, M.J. and Donna Schreck; Corey Stone, mathematics and economics, Brian Jackson and Catherine Stone-Jackson.

Oxford: Seth Trenchard, political science, Douglas Trenchard and Peggy Nagy.

Papillion: Matthew Robert Kelly, biochemistry, Paul and Debbie Kelly; Zachary Norwood, mathematics, Sidney and stepfather Marcelle Van Der Spuy of Bellevue.

Ralston: Katie Anne Kenealy, biological sciences and psychology, Patrick and Shari Kenealy of La Vista.

Raymond: Sarah Brey, international studies and environmental studies, Steve and Beth Brey.

Roca: Marissa Kaeli Bamford, sociology, Reno and Gerri Bamford.

South Sioux City: Suet Lee "Shelly" Chan, mathematics, Lin Chan and Eng Sor.

Stanton: Lindsay Klug, biological sciences, Gary and Deb Klug.

Stuart: Jamie Myers, sociology, Thomas and Cindy Myers.

Wilcox: Sarah Jane Lush, political science, Gale and Laurie Lush.


Bismarck, N.D.: Caleb Pickard, philosophy and economics, Stephan and Annette Pickard.

Brazoria, Texas: Breanna Barrera, English and classics and religious studies, Steve and Belinda Barrera.

Fox Creek, Colo.: Rory Keys, psychology, Randy and Naomi Keys of Antonito, Colo., spouse of Jacqueline Keys.

Kansas City, Mo.: Andrew Stellmon, history and sociology, Dan Stellmon of Clarkston, Wash., and Michelle Stellmon of Lee's Summit, Mo.

Lee's Summit, Mo.: Katie Leanne Kidwell, history and English, Charlie and Julie Kidwell.

Overland Park, Kan.: Lindsay Macy, speech and language pathology and audiology, Roland and Cathleen Macy.

Poplar Bluff, Mo.: Shasta Nicole Inman, English and women's and gender studies, Merl Jr. and Sheila Inman.

Spearfish, S.D.: Brian Coburn, biochemistry and political science, Bill and Carol Coburn.

Wuhan, China: Xiaomeng Zhang, sociology, Rongjun Zhang and Fengmei Zhou.

WRITER: Tom Simons, University Communications, (402) 472-8514

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