Erin Christensen
assistant director of Greek Affairs, 308.865.8057 or christenseef@unk.edu

Order of Omega, a Greek honor society, has initiated 18 new members at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

To qualify for the group, students must have at least 60 credit hours completed with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2. Each year, Order of Omega initiates a new member class that consists of the top three percent of the entire Greek community.

The UNK Order of Omega conducts two community service events per semester and sponsors Greek Week Awards. This semester, the group helped with Bark for Life, a fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society, and will go Christmas caroling at local retirement communities in December.

The new members are listed below, alphabetically by hometown:

Arlington – Megan Schutt, Alpha Phi, criminal justice major
Bennington – Katie Pearson, Alpha Omicron Pi, business administration major
Crete – Lauren Stehlik, Alpha Omicron Pi, organizational communication major
Elkhorn – Samantha Seina, Alpha Phi, business administration major
Farnam – Wesley Edson, Delta Tau Delta, pre-law major
Fullerton – Miranda Stanczyk, Alpha Omicron Pi, elementary and special education major
Grand Island – Cristian Rodriguez, Lambda Theta Nu, speech language pathology & ESL major
Hastings – Whitney Nelson, Alpha Omicron Pi, biology- health science major
Imperial – Joshua Schuman, Pi Kappa Alpha, organizational communication major
Lincoln – Paige Beiermann, Alpha Phi, elementary education major; Brianna Nelsen, Alpha Omicron Pi,
psychobiology/pre-physician assistant major; Courtney Smejdr, Alpha Omicron Pi, communication disorders major
Ogallala – Anthony Alfano, Phi Gamma Delta, business administration major
Omaha – Ellen Thomas, Gamma Phi Beta, elementary education major
Paxton – Katie Elder, Alpha Phi, elementary education major
Pierce – Michael Blunck, Alpha Tau Omega, K-12 health/physical education major

Red Oak – Cameron Deter, Delta Tau Delta, industrial distribution major
Waupaca – Morgan Abert, Alpha Phi, comprehensive biology major

For more information, contact Erin Christensen, UNK Order of Omega adviser and assistant director of Greek Affairs, at 308.865.8057, or visit the national Order of Omega website atwww.orderofomega.org.