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Omicron Delta Kappa honor society inducts new members

Austin Peay State University inducted 11 students and one faculty member into the Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) National Leadership Honor Society.

The induction was held Monday, April 24 in the Gentry Auditorium of APSUs Kimbrough Building.

Student inductees include Rhonda Dianne Allen, Raquel Marie Furlong, Richard Ray Hannah, Thomas Edward Heering Jr., Stephanie Michelle Keele, Anthony Vincent Perry, Joseph Nicholas Pitts, Kenneth Allen Robertson, Justin David Roman, Elizabeth Diane Stine and Ashley Nicole Watkins.
Austin Peay State University inducted 11 students and one faculty member into the Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) National Leadership Honor Society.

The induction was held Monday, April 24 in the Gentry Auditorium of APSU's Kimbrough Building.

Student inductees include Rhonda Dianne Allen, Raquel Marie Furlong, Richard Ray Hannah, Thomas Edward Heering Jr., Stephanie Michelle Keele, Anthony Vincent Perry, Joseph Nicholas Pitts, Kenneth Allen Robertson, Justin David Roman, Elizabeth Diane Stine and Ashley Nicole Watkins.

In addition, Dr. Larry Lowrance, professor of education, will be inducted as a faculty initiate.
Students eligible for selection must be in their junior or senior year with a minimum grade-point average of 3.1 (graduate students are selected occasionally) and must have extensive participation in at least two of the following areas: scholarship; athletics; campus or community service; social and religious activities; campus government; journalism, speech and mass media; or creative and performing arts.

Students are selected based on qualifications, which include exemplary character; superior scholarship and intelligence; service and responsible leadership in campus or community life; good citizenship within the academic and larger community; and fellowship and consecration to democratic ideals.

Faculty, staff, administrator and alumni members are recognized and selected by the local Circle for modeling the principles and ideals of ODK.

ODK was established in 1977 as a local chapter and was accepted as a member chapter of the national organization in 1979.

For additional information, contact Dr. Michèle Butts, professor of history and faculty secretary of Omicron Delta Kappa, by telephone at (931) 221-7947. — Crissy Laubach-Young