Dr. Robert Luscher
Phi Eta Sigma adviser and English professor, 308.865.8115
Ninety-two University of Nebraska at Kearney students have been inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, an academic honor society, according to Dr. Robert Luscher, professor of English and Phi Eta Sigma adviser.
Dr. Luscher noted that the goal of Phi Eta Sigma is to encourage and reward academic excellence among first-year students at UNK. Founded at the University of Illinois in 1923, it is the oldest and largest freshman honor society.
All first-year students who have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 (B+) during their freshman year are eligible to join Phi Eta Sigma. By joining the society, students are also eligible to receive Phi Eta Sigma scholarships.
Freshman recently inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma chapter at UNK are listed below alphabetically by their hometowns. Out-of-state students are listed alphabetically by state, and then by town, after the Nebraska listings.
Nebraska inductees include:
Jenna Nicole Derr
Elizabeth Fielder and Sara Korus
Kathryn Elizabeth Lee Steele and Leah Stortvedt
Cara Jean Bruckman
Jenna Lehman and Heather Zoucha
Kate Marie Schaneman and Bryna Dixon
Jenna Marie Johannsen
Russtanna Dawn Faimon, Ashley Joy Mostek, Alicia Mueller and Adam Steinke
Suzana Cook, Megan Friesen, Jennifer Karr and Meghan Vogel
Abby Butz and Breann Michelle Horn
- Rebecca Leigh Blanton, Jacob Brooker, Luke Estes, Seth Fager, Krista Loschen and Ashley Soderquist
Kristen Chanele Day
Andrew Saathoff and Katy Saathoff
Shannon Jean Matthews
- Amy Hansen, Rebecca Bredemeyer, Samantha Brummer, Elizabeth Killip and Craig Moore
Jamie Babutzke and Adam Torpin
Ashley Lane Hess
Joshua Dethlefsen and Josie McCune
Trish Gwen Dunn and Celeste Lempke
Jennifer Arin Codner and Kristy Rickert
Carrie Diane Spresser