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Phi Beta Kappa elects 44 new members

The Augustana Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has elected 44 senior students to membership. Their names are listed below.

"Election is a significant honor reflecting their fine academic work and the high opinion our faculty have of them," said Laura Greene, professor of English and president of Augustana's Zeta of Illinois chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Only 10 percent of U.S. colleges and universities have Phi Beta Kappa chapters. These chapters select only 10 percent of their graduates to join. Augustana's chapter dates to 1949.

Kayli Ahuja, a senior from Rock Island, Ill., majoring in communication studies.

Laura Beuseling, a senior from Cambridge, Ill., majoring in English.

Grant Bolle, a senior from Naperville, Ill., majoring in biology.

Laura Butcher, a senior from Colorado Springs, Colo., majoring in biochemistry.

Jack Cannell, a senior from Normal, Ill., majoring in applied mathematics and computer science.

Giselle Carter, a senior from Carol Stream, Ill., majoring in biology.

Alayna Connolly, a senior from Downers Grove, Ill., majoring in Spanish and international business.

Patrick Crompton, a senior from Hood River, Ore., majoring in engineering physics.

Alfred Dei-Ampeh, a senior from Takoradi, Ghana, majoring in biochemistry and pre-medicine.

Marley DeVoss, a senior from Andover, Ill., majoring in biology.

Jennifer DiBuono, a senior from Elgin, Ill., majoring in English and public health.

Carol Garcia, a senior from Belvidere, Ill., majoring in biology.

Adam Gronewold, a senior from Galena, Ill., majoring in engineering physics and applied mathematics.

Jared Haeme, a senior fro Kempton, Ill., majoring in computer science and mathematics.

Rachel Hall, a senior from Yorkville, Ill., majoring in English.

Matthew Harrington, a senior from Wheaton, Ill., majoring in geology and environmental studies.

Taylor Hayes, a senior from Bourbonnais, Ill., majoring in classics and art history.

Kathryn Hayes, a senior from Oak Forest, Ill., majoring in communication studies and English with a writing emphasis.

Abby Huffman, a senior from Bradley, Ill., majoring in biology and environmental studies.

Eric Huizinga, a senior from Batavia, Ill., majoring in French and history.

Bethany Koch, a senior from Machesney Park, Ill., majoring in political science, economics, and German studies.

Jessica Lechtenberg, a senior from Fort Atkinson, Iowa, majoring in sociology and public health.

Aubrey Lyon, a senior from Mount Vernon, Iowa, majoring in biology.

Juliana Magalhães, a senior from Davenport, Iowa, majoring in English and religion.

Maxwell Maharry, a senior from Des Moines, Iowa, majoring in political science and English.

Audrey Mast, a senior from Carol Stream, Ill., majoring in art and psychology.

Mitchell Mulcahy, a senior from Pecatonica, Ill., majoring in biology and sociology.

Emma Nordmeyer, a senior from Warrenville, Ill., majoring in sociology and Spanish.

Thao Pham, a senior from Hanoi, Vietnam, majoring in psychology and communication studies.

Kim Phan, a senior from Loves Park, Ill., majoring in biology.

Sydney Richardson, a senior from Louisville, Colo., majoring in biology and political science.

Grace Rients, a senior from Towanda, Ill., majoring in communication sciences and disorders and Spanish for professional use.

Emma Samatas, a senior from Elmwood Park, Ill., majoring in sociology.

Anthony Santangelo, a senior from Brandon, Miss., majoring in engineering physics, mathematics, and philosophy.

Amanda Schar, a senior from Aurora, Ill., majoring in psychology and Scandinavian studies.

Zachary Schrank, a senior from Rockford, Ill., majoring in biochemistry and pre-medicine.

Courtney Smith, a senior from Rock Island, Ill., majoring in communication studies and political science.

Ariana Solis, a senior from Elmhurst, Ill., majoring in psychology and sociology-social welfare.

Jordan Thill, a senior from Chapel Hill, N.C., majoring in art and psychology.

Stephanie Tillman, a senior from Godfrey, Ill., majoring in English.

Christine Vincent, a senior from Bettendorf, Iowa, majoring in religion.

Robert Williams, a senior from Vernon Hills, Ill., majoring in history education and middle grades education-social science.

Kyle Workman, a senior from Salem, Mo., majoring in applied mathematics and computer science.

Nicholas Zammuto, a senior from Rockford, Ill., majoring in philosophy and political science.

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