Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society to Induct New Members at IWU

April 14, 2005

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - The Illinois Wesleyan University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will induct new student members during an initiation ceremony on Saturday, April 16.

Phi Kappa Phi is a national honor society that recognizes outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, along with outstanding faculty, professional staff and alumni. Its mission is to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.

Faculty and staff inductees for 2005 are President Richard F. Wilson; Ilaria Ossella-Durbal, assistant professor of economics; Rebecca Kathleen Gearhart, assistant professor of anthropology; and Linda M. French, associate professor of physics.

Student inductees for 2005 are listed alphabetically below.

  • Lydia Bertschi of Eureka, Ill., a graduate of Eureka High School and a senior majoring in nursing.
  • Amy Buenning of Palatine, Ill., a graduate of William Fremd High School and a senior majoring in political science and international studies.
  • Amy Cadwallader of Maryland Heights, Mo., a graduate of Pattonville High School and a junior majoring in biology.
  • Alison Daigle of Westmont, Ill., a graduate of Hinsdale Township High School Central and a senior majoring in theatre arts.
  • Christopher Duncan of Bristol, Ill., a graduate of Yorkville High School and a junior majoring in biology.
  • Roya Fathi of Olympia Fields, Ill., a graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School and a senior majoring in business administration.
  • Jason Fisher of Delavan, Ill., a graduate of Delavan High School and a junior majoring in risk management.
  • Katherine Forristall of Princeton, Ill., a graduate of Princeton High School and a senior majoring in English - writing.
  • Zaya Fusco of Libertyville, Ill., a graduate of Freeport Senior High School and a senior majoring in French.
  • Claire Hagemann of Waverly, Iowa, a graduate of Waverly-Shell Rock High School and a senior majoring in biology.
  • Lindsay Hawley of Rolling Meadows, Ill., a graduate of Rolling Meadows High School and a junior majoring in history and English - literature.
  • Kevin Hegi of Wheaton, Ill., a graduate of Wheaton North High School and a junior majoring in psychology and religion.
  • Andrew Hesse of Bloomington, Ill., a graduate of University High School and a junior majoring in orchestral instruments.
  • Laura Hohn of OFallon, Ill., a graduate of OFallon Township High School and a senior majoring in art.
  • Lindsey Irwin of Belleville, Ill., a graduate of Belleville Township High School West and a junior majoring in Hispanic studies.
  • Stephanie Jaeckel of Mundelein, Ill., who was home schooled, a junior majoring in piano performance.
  • Beth Janick of Crete, Ill., a graduate of Marian Catholic High School and a junior majoring in psychology.
  • Robin Johnson of Peoria, Ill., a graduate of Dunlap Community High School and a junior majoring in physics.
  • Dana Junk of Downers Grove, Ill., a graduate of Community High School District 99 South and a junior majoring in French and business administration.
  • Andrew Kapral of Libertyville, Ill., a graduate of Libertyville High School and a senior majoring in political science and philosophy.
  • Kristine Lehan of DeKalb, Ill., a graduate of DeKalb High School and a junior majoring in mathematics.
  • Vera Leopold of Homewood, Ill., a graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School and a senior majoring in English - writing.
  • Molly McLay of Sherman, Ill., a graduate of Williamsville High School and a junior majoring in English - writing and women's studies.
  • Megan Mondi of Mount Prospect, Ill., a graduate of Regina Dominican High School and a junior majoring in English - literature and history.
  • Gautham Narayan of Chennai, India, a senior majoring in physics.
  • Katie Neven of Monee, Ill., a graduate of Peotone High School and a senior majoring in educational studies.
  • Natalie Pawluk of Bartlett, Ill., a graduate of Bartlett High School and a junior majoring in psychology.
  • Ana Romero of Barranquilla, Spain, a graduate of Colegio Marymount and a senior majoring in accounting and economics.
  • Mary Roth of Glasford, Ill., a graduate of Illini Bluffs High School and a junior majoring in sociology.
  • Lindsay Schelling of Naperville, Ill., a graduate of Neuqua Valley High School and a junior majoring in biology.
  • Hilary Schweitzer of Lincoln, Ill., a graduate of Lincoln Community High School and a senior majoring in risk management.
  • Rebecca Skupien of Hickory Hills, Ill., a graduate of Amos Alonzo Stagg High School and a junior majoring in psychology.
  • Amanda Solliday of Taylorville, Ill., a graduate of Taylorville High School and a junior majoring in biology.
  • Darcy Thompson of Prospect Heights, Ill., a graduate of John Hersey High School and a senior majoring in chemistry.
  • Kristy White of Dubuque, Iowa, a graduate of Wahlert High School and a senior majoring in art.
  • Carley Wilson of Sherrard, Ill., a graduate of Sherrard High School and a senior majoring in voice.
  • Kristin Wood of Sycamore, Ill., a graduate of Sycamore High School and a senior majoring in psychology.