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Omicron Delta Kappa Welcomes New Members Including Faculty and Alumni Inductees

Publication Date: 4/15/2013

Rhodes students recently were inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the national honor society for leadership and service in extracurricular activities. ODK faculty inductee was Prof. John Bass and alumni inductee was Martha Shepard ’66. Bass is director of the Mike Curb Institute for Music at Rhodes, and Shepard recently retired as editor of Rhodes magazine after serving the college for 28 years.

The society was founded at Washington and Lee in 1914. The Rhodes chapter, known as the Phi Circle, was established in 1927, making ODK the oldest honor society on campus.

Current leadership of the Phi Circle is provided by Nick Jensen ’13, president; Adiha Khan ’13, vice president; Jasmine Gilstrap ’13, secretary; and Robbie Cook ’13, elections chair. Prof. Patrick Gray is faculty secretary and John Rone is circle advisor.

New Members:

Rin Abernathy ’13
Austin Armstrong ’14 
Kondwani Banda ’14 (study abroad)
Annie Bares ’13
Noah Brown ’14
Allison Bruff ’14
Isabel Buonopane ’14
Shawnecca Burke ’14 
Taylor Burnett ’14 
Allison Cowling ’14 
Sarah Delph ’13
Mary DuBose ’14
Allie Elozory ’13
Tanner Evins ’13
Hayley Farmer ’13
Matt Grisham ’13
Christopher Grubb ’14 
Sallie Handley ’14 
Alyssa Harris ’14
Patrick Harris ’13
Joslyn Hebda ’14 
Demitri Jerow ’14
Kelly Johnson ’14 
Meagan Keller-Fowler ’13
Lucy Kellison ’13
Alex LaBat ’13
Lauren LaBat ’13 
Ryan Landry ’13
Stephen Leavelle ’14 
Dylan Ledbetter ’14
McKenna Lewellen ’14 (study abroad)
Jake Magness ’14 
Alix Matthews ’14
John Menz ’14 (study abroad)
Parker Nelson ’14 
Brenna O′Sullivan ’14
Elizabeth Patterson ’13
Betsy Peterson ’13 
Lauren Peterson ’13
Jordan Redmon ’13
Mary Reed ’14
Samantha Smith ’14
Sarah Smith ’13
Monique Smyth ’13
Betsy Swann ’14 (study abroad)
Dorothy Svgdik ’13
Becky Thompson ’13
Ashley Tufton ’13
Matthew Washnock ’14
Landon Webber ’14
Laura Wiggins ’13
Annika Wuerfel ’13
Alex Yu ’13

Tags: Alumni, Campus Life, Faculty, Honors, Service, Students