Cameron University’s Upsilon Xi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, initiated 32 new members recently during a ceremony held on the Cameron campus.
Selection as a member of Kappa Delta Pi requires high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures steady growth in the profession. Only those who have exhibited the ideals of scholarship, integrity in service, and commitment to excellence in teaching and its allied professions are granted membership.
CU students inducted into Kappa Delta Pi, listed by hometown, are:
Altus: Lucinda A. Taylor
Apache: Julie K. Hrbacek
Chouteau: Melissa A. Bendure*
Claremore: Shelly J. Wells*, Tammy Wells-Mahan*
Collinsville: Laura Shotzman*
Duncan: Matt K. Harris, Katherine J. Heitner, Sharlet R. Kanehl, Karen A. Strachan
Elgin: Shaylen C. Garrison
Half Way Tree, St. Kitts & Nevis: Sharine L. Hodge
Hydro: Elise K. Mullins
Lawton/Fort Sill: Vivian A. Arroyo, Stella C. Burton, Jason A. Buschman, Christy A. Fitch, Kelly D. Hayes, Bethany M. Heinen, Rachel E.B. Lessing, Savannah N. McAllister, Meghan K. Osborne, Kaydee E. Parrish, Sarah N. Peckinpaugh, Alyssa A. Swiderski
Lindsay: Melissa K. Mayo
Locust Grove: Tammy Cunningham*
Mountain View: Nikki L. Kraham
Oktaha: Holly J. Smith*
Oologah: Ashlee E. Edwards*
Rocky: Staci D. Mauney
San Antonio, Texas: Christin D. Pina
*Enrolled in Cameron University education program at Rogers State University.
For more information about education programs at Cameron University, contact the Department of Education at 580-581-2320.
About Kappa Delta Pi
Founded in 1911, Kappa Delta Pi is the largest honor society in education, representing 572 undergraduate and professional chapters and more than 45,000 active members. Its most distinguished members over the last century have included Margaret Mead, Albert Einstein, George Washington Carver, and current leaders in education Howard Gardner, Maxine Greene and Carol Gilligan.
April 12, 2013