UND Initiates 36 Seniors To Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

The University of North Dakota’s academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa, initiated 36 seniors into the Honor Society. Students eligible for Phi Beta Kappa include seniors pursuing Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degrees in the College of Arts and Sciences with excellent academic records.

The Fall 2011 initiates are:

  • Courtney Anderson, Lakota, N.D.; Forensic Science, Biology
  • Erin Barta, Langdon, N.D.; Political Science, Honors
  • Zachary Eiken, Williston, N.D.; History
  • Katrina Fetsch, Munich, N.D.; French, International Studies
  • Christopher Florey, Eveleth, Minn.; Criminal Justice
  • Laura Fugleberg, Jamestown, N.D.; Interdisciplinary Studies, Health Studies
  • Anna Gaspar, Winona, Minn.; Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Michael Harsche, Bismarck, N.D.; Biology, Honors
  • Nicholas Henes, Bismarck, N.D.; Geography
  • Nicholas Kludt, Hettinger, N.D.; Environmental Geography
  • Elizabeth Lindsey, Bemidji, Minn.; Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Callie Madsen, Embden, N.D.; English
  • Aaron Motacek, Jamestown, N.D.; Biology
  • Caitlin Mullally, Grand Forks, N.D.; Communication
  • John Persson, Mandan, N.D.; Chemistry
  • Chelsea Poolman, Baudette, Minn.; Mathematics, Economics
  • Kaitlin Ring, Williston, N.D.; English, Communication
  • Nick Schmitz, Minot, N.D.; Geography
  • Kali Shephard, Crystal, N.D.; Chemistry, Pre-med
  • Anthony Swanholm, Fargo, N.D.; Biology, Pre-optometry
  • Thomas Van Norman, Rochester, Minn.; Criminal Justice

The Spring 2012 initiates are:

  • Shelby Nicole Dvorak, Dickinson, N.D.; Biology, Pre-health
  • Brennan Nicklaus Dyk, Bowman, N.D.; Economics, Mathematics
  • Kara Beth Fisher, Fergus Falls, Minn.; Mathematics
  • Michael Gilchrist Henderson, Eyota, Minn.; Biology, Pre-health
  • Nicole Renae Holker, Ortonville, Minn.; Criminal Justice
  • Andrea Elaine Laraway, Jamestown, N.D.; Geography
  • Claire Elizabeth Larson, Fargo, N.D.; Political Science
  • Emily Michelle Lawrence, Bemidji, Minn.; Anthropology, Biology
  • Knut Fortun Lindaas, Olso, Norway; Economics
  • Kenneth Michael Thomas McGurran, Grand Forks, N.D.; Psychology, Honors
  • Emily Marie Muxfeldt, Fergus Falls, Minn.; Criminal Justice
  • Siri Anne Urquhart, Forest Lake, Minn.; Biology, Pre-health
  • Caitlin Dawn Wagner, East Grand Forks, Minn.; Anthropology
  • Marcus Frank Wax, Puposky, Minn.; Geography, Honors
  • Remington Grant Zacher, Parshall, N.D.; Chinese Studies, Accounting

Founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary, Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most widely known academic honor society. It is the leading advocate for excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. UND was granted its charter in 1913, establishing the Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in the State of North Dakota. Invitation to membership in Phi Beta Kappa is a reflection of outstanding academic achievement.