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The Plan to Reopen Campus

Roaring Return

Lindenwood University has implemented a phased return to campus and will begin the fall semester as scheduled on August 24. Lindenwood personnel and offices continue to be available for business by telephone and email. Please visit www.lindenwood.edu/roaring-return/ for continued updates and information about health and safety policies.

Honors Convocation

Every spring Lindenwood University presents awards to the most accomplished students in each of its academic schools at Honors Convocation.

Lindenwood University Honors
Spring 2020

Schoenhard American Heritage

Anna Reynolds, Chesterfield, MO, Historical Studies and Political Science
This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the study of American values and character education as practiced through programs at the university.

Ryan Guffey International Student Award

Nam Duc Nguyen, Vietnam, International Business and Psychology
This award is presented to an international student who has shown exemplary academic achievement and made exceptional contributions to campus life at Lindenwood.

The Rose Lyn Zanville Leadership and Character Award

Pamela Tocco, Lake Saint Louis, Interdisciplinary Studies
This award is for a student in interdisciplinary studies who has contributed to the field of international and global studies by demonstrating excellence in leadership and character, producing an empirical research study in the fields of leadership and ethics, or developing a leadership and character initiative to make a difference. The award is given in honor of Rose Lyn Zanville, Ph.D., by her sister Holly Zanville, Ph.D., both graduates of Lindenwood College for Women.

Robert and Gwendolyn Feuerbacher Greek Character and Service Award

Claire Gallaher, Jefferson City, MO, Elementary Education
This award is given to fraternal men and women who have shown exemplary dedication to their brothers and sisters and who embody the ideals of honor, loyalty, leadership, and service to the university and the community. It is named in honor of Robert and Gwendolyn Feuerbacher, who uphold Greek principles and standards both regionally and nationally.

Maria Leonard Alpha Lambda Delta Senior Book Award

Samantha Ebert, Dardenne Prairie, MO, Psychology
This award is given to the graduating Alpha Lambda Delta member(s) with the highest grade point average.

Lindenwood Student Government President Award

Daniel Kennebeck, Shrewsbury, MO, Political Science and Advertising, Public Relations: Corporate Communications
This award recognizes the leadership and contributions of the president of the Lindenwood University Student Government Association.

Easton Award

Isabelle Martin, Atlanta, IL, Sociology and Psychology
This award, named in honor of Lindenwood University founder Mary Easton Sibley, is given to a senior student who exhibits exemplary achievement by successfully pursuing excellence in their academic and extracurricular activities.

Sibley Award

Erin Near, Canada, Public Health
This award, named in honor of Lindenwood University founder George C. Sibley, is given to a senior student who demonstrates strong leadership and service to the university and community while maintaining a record of academic excellence.

School Awards

School of Accelerated Degree Programs

Mueller Graduate Award in Health Management 

Madison Baldwin, Lake Saint Louis, MO, Healthcare Administration 
This award is given to the graduate student who has demonstrated achievement in health management. This award was established by Julie M. Mueller, Lindenwood’s former vice president for operations and finance and chief operating officer.

Betha Floyd Lifelong Learning Award

Jessica Brady, St. Charles, MO, Health Management
This award recognizes high scholarship and the zealous pursuit of leadership and community service by a student engaged in degree-oriented lifelong learning. It is named in memory of the mother of Charlsie Floyd, former community relations director at Lindenwood.

The Robert and Pauline Hammen Lifelong Learning Award

Tony Helton, Pinckneyville, IL, Business Administration
This award recognizes high scholarship and the zealous pursuit of leadership and community service and is awarded to the outstanding male student engaged in degree-oriented lifelong learning. It is named in memory of Pauline Hammen, former longtime office manager of the ADP program, and her husband Robert.

School of Arts, Media, and Communications

James Magee II Award

Bethany Miscannon, Lee’s Summit, MO, Acting
The student selected for the annual scholarship will major in and work toward a career in the performing arts. The James Magee II Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of James Magee II, a Lindenwood student from the class of 1988 who majored in the performing arts.

Art History Award

Katelyn Beach, Easely, SC, Art History

Dance Award

Morgan G. Brockmiller, Farmington, MO, Dance
This award is given to the student who demonstrates outstanding work in the field of dance and serves as a mentor and inspiration to other dance students.

Advertising and Public Relations Award

Kelsey N. Gross, St. Charles, MO, Advertising and Strategic Communications
This award is given to a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic performance and potential as a professional in the field of public relations.

Conover Award for Outstanding Male Music Student

Dillon Carl, Mineral Point, MO, Vocal Music
This award is presented to the student who shows promise in instrumental music. Candidates for the award are nominated by the members of the music faculty.

The Bruce Buck Honors Award for Achievement in Sculpture

Taylor E. Donato, Ferguson, MO, Studio Art
This honors award recognizes the student who has demonstrated achievement in the field of sculpture; this award serves to recognize talent, leadership in design, and professional promise in the three-dimensional arts. The award is given in memory of Bruce Buck, a gifted artist and sculptor, whose teaching career included Lindenwood College for Women.

Lucette Stumberg Flanagan Award

Kayla Nicole Nogle, O’Fallon, MO, Instrumental Music
This award is presented to the female student who achieves recognition for the highest standards associated with the study of instrumental music. This award is made possible by Lucette Stumberg Flanagan, an alumna of Lindenwood from the class of 1948.

Martha Boyer Radio Award

Shaelyn Deves, Ellisville, MO, Broadcast Communications
This award is given to a graduating senior for dedicated service to KCLC as well as for outstanding academic performance. It is named in memory of the esteemed professor who established the KCLC broadcast facilities in 1948 and retired in 1972.

Video Award

Visutida Techa-Anusorn, Bangkok, Thailand, Digital Cinema Arts
This award is given for outstanding academic performance and dedicated and distinguished service in video production.

Theatre Award

Sarah K. Hovenga, St. Charles, MO, Stage Management
This award is given to the student who exhibits dedication to all aspects of the Theatre Department and has maintained a consistently outstanding grade point average in all subject areas throughout his or her academic career.

Lectra Corporation Fashion Design Award

Aretha Fowler, St. Louis, MO, Fashion Design
This honor goes to the student who has exhibited the most outstanding creative and academic talent and exceptional promise in the field of fashion design. This award is named for the Lectra Corporation in recognition of its significant $3 million donation of state-of-the-art industry software. 

JR Strzelec Honors Award in Musical Theatre

Lillie M. Weber, New Albany, IN, Musical Theatre
This award is given to the undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates outstanding work in the field of musical theatre and serves as a mentor and inspiration to other musical theatre students.

Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship

The Pals Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Michael P. Strauch, Gilbert, AZ, Entrepreneurial Studies
This award honors academic accomplishments and professional potential as an entrepreneur. Mrs. Anne Pals, alumna and former member of the Lindenwood University Board of Directors, and Mr. Harlan Pals, businessman and community leader, established this award.

George L. and Marie E. Weaver Honors Award

Carli Gogol, St. Charles, IL, Finance and Economics
This award recognizes outstanding achievement and potential as a professional in the field of business. The award was established by George and Marie Weaver.

Joseph G. Mathews Sales and Marketing Award

Sierra D. Johnson, St. Charles, MO, Marketing
This award honors academic accomplishments, professional promise, and scholarly activities in the fields of business, marketing, and sales. Mr. Mathews, a member of the Lindenwood University Board of Directors, established this award in the memory of his granddaughter, Mariah Sights Mathews.

Dennis C. Spellmann Nonprofit Administration Award

Kathryn A. Finnerty, Waterloo, IL, Nonprofit This award recognizes academic excellence in the study of nonprofit administration as well as leadership in the Nonprofit Administration Student Association.  This award is bestowed upon the individual with the greatest potential for becoming an outstanding human service professional. Former Lindenwood University President Dennis Spellmann established this award to promote the next generation of nonprofit leaders and was, himself, a pioneer graduate (1956) of the American Humanics Program.

Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key

Baylie N. Clynes, Saint Peters, MO, Accounting

Nam Duc Nguyen, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, International Business and Psychology

This award honors the senior student or students who have achieved the highest cumulative academic grade point toward a degree in a business administration discipline. This award is presented by the Lindenwood University Sigma Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, a national co-educational professional business fraternity.

Otto-Janssen Family Human Resource Award

Hannah R. Martin, Pekin, IL, Human Resource Management
This award is given to recognize and honor academic achievement and personal excellence in the study and practice of human resource management.

Beason Award for Accounting

Nicholas T. Elliott, Marietta, GA, Accounting

Baylie N. Clynes, Saint Peters, MO, Accounting

This award is given to a senior in business studies who demonstrates outstanding work in the field of accounting. Board member Duane Flowers and his wife, Linda, established this award.

Creole U. Flowers Award in Finance

Andrew John Hasz, Amaranth, Ontario, Finance
This award recognizes an outstanding senior studying in the field of finance. Board member Duane Flowers and his wife, Linda, established this award in memory of Duane’s father.

Lighthouse MBA Honors Award

Posy L. Durr, Alton, IL, Management and Leadership
This award is given to the outstanding student in the Master of Business Administration program who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement in the study of business and related fields.

School of Education

FRANCIS AND ELIZABETH HUSS GRADUATE AWARD

Julie Harris, Florissant, MO, Educational Administration
This award is given to the graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and potential as a professional school administrator. Dr. Francis Huss, a retired educator, and Mrs. Elizabeth Huss, a member of the Lindenwood University Board of Directors, are benefactors of this award.

GENEVIEVE FLOWERS ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AWARD

Jasmin Curry, Saint Peters, MO, Elementary Education
This award is given for service to the School of Education and the university, involvement in education activities, and potential as a professional educator. Duane Flowers, a member of the Lindenwood University Board of Directors, established this award in honor of his mother, a retired teacher.

RICHARD AND KAREN BOYLE SPECIAL EDUCATION AWARD

Brittney J. Huck, Arnold, MO, Early Childhood Special Education
This award is given for service to the School of Education and the university, involvement in education activities, and potential as a professional educator in special education. Dr. Richard Boyle, a professional educator and former vice president for human resources and dean of faculty at Lindenwood University, and his wife, Karen, a former special education teacher and counselor in the Fort Zumwalt School District, established this award.

LOIS A. EVANS GIFTED EDUCATION AWARD

Elizabeth McClellan, Saint Peters, MO, Gift Education
This honor is conferred upon the graduate student who exhibits the most outstanding ability to merge conceptual intelligence and creativity in the design of learning experiences or curricula for academically gifted students. Former Lindenwood President James D. Evans established this award in honor of his wife, a former teacher and specialist in gifted education.

LARRY DOYLE SECONDARY EDUCATION AWARD

Katherine M. Gierer, Glen Carbon, IL, English Literature
This award is given for service to the School of Education and the university, involvement in education activities, and potential as a professional educator. Dr. Larry Doyle, a professional educator and former professor in the Lindenwood School of Education, established this award.

DOROTHY DOYLE LIBRARY SCIENCE AWARD

Gina Marie Czarnicki, Arnold, MO, Integrated School Library Media and Technology
This award is given to the graduate student in library science who has demonstrated outstanding achievement or potential as a school librarian. Dorothy Doyle, a retired school librarian, is the benefactor of this award.

ALVIN M. FRANCIS AWARD IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Shima Rostami, St. Louis, MO, Instructional Leadership
This award is given to a first-generation graduate student from rural roots. The student receiving this award has consistently demonstrated leadership traits of good character, including honesty, wisdom, fairness, vision, creativity, approachability, academic competency, and administrative excellence. The Alvin M. Francis family established this award to honor the memory of Alvin M. Francis, a professional administrator, who held up the belief that rank does not confer privilege or give power, but imposes an awesome responsibility on those who have been blessed with the opportunity to lead.

SUE SPELLMANN GRADUATE AWARD IN EDUCATION

Erin Patricia Manott Morris, Imperial, MO, Instructional Leadership
This award is given to the graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and potential as a professional educator. Former Lindenwood University President. Dennis Spellmann established this award in honor of his wife, a distinguished teacher.

SOCIAL WORK AWARD

Nicole Whitney Nordwald, Wright City, MO, Social Work
This award recognizes a student who has demonstrated superlative academic achievement and leadership in social work.

LARRY DOYLE OUTSTANDING DOCTORAL STUDENT IN EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION HONORS AWARD

Gregory M. Wagener, Valley Park, MO, Educational Administration
This award, given for service to the School of Education and the university, is awarded to a doctoral student who has achieved high levels of academic success. Dr. Doyle, a professional educator and former professor in the Lindenwood School of Education, established this award.

SCHOOL COUNSELING AWARD

Sheri Anderson, Saint Peters, MO, Counseling
This award recognizes high scholarship, leadership, and community service in the field of school counseling.

NANCY POLETTE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AWARD

Sheridan C. Cay, O’Fallon, MO, Early Childhood Education
This award is given for service to the School of Education and the university, involvement in education activities, and potential as a professional educator. Paul Polette established this award in honor of his wife, Nancy, who has more than 50 years of experience as a professional educator.

LIGHTHOUSE CONSULTING DOCTOR OF EDUCATION IN ADMINISTRATION AWARD

Teresa R. Hamra, Troy, MO, Instructional Leadership
This award is given to an outstanding graduate of the Doctor in Education program who has demonstrated superior leadership in the educational field. Dr. Larry Doyle, professional educator, established this award.

PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING AWARD

Natasha Vander Weide, St. Louis MO, Counseling
This award recognizes high scholarship, leadership, and community service in the field of professional counseling.

School of Health Sciences

HEALTH PROMOTION AND PROGRAMMING AWARD

Bryce P. Takenaka, Honolulu, HI, Public Health
This award recognizes a junior or senior who has demonstrated excellent academic performance and potential in designing and facilitating programs that promote healthy lifestyles.

SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD

Janja Kovacic, Postojna, Slovenia, Public Health and Biological Sciences
This award recognizes outstanding achievement and involvement in school and university activities above and beyond degree requirements.

JOE AND NORA KILLIAN PHYSICAL EDUCATION AWARD

Kallie J. Bildner, Richland, MO, Physical Education
This award is given for service to the Physical Education Department and the university, involvement in physical education activities, and potential as a professional educator. Richard Boyle, former vice president and dean of faculty, and his wife, Karen, established this award in honor of Karen’s parents.

GRADUATE SCHOLAR AWARD

Jessica Mary Elizabeth Moon, Mayerthorpe, Canada, Health Sciences
This award is given to an outstanding graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement in the area of research and/or scholarly work.

School of Humanities

RUFUS EASTON AWARD

Moses E. Milan, Troy, MO, Political Science and Philosophy
Named for the father of Lindenwood founder Mary Easton Sibley, this award is given to students displaying excellent presentation skills in debate.

HARMON RELIGION AWARD

Samm Crocker, Huntington Beach, CA, International Relations and Religion
This award recognizes academic excellence in the study of religion. This award is named in honor of the Rev. Dr. Lloyd B. Harmon, father of the late Lindenwood University Board Chairman Raymond Harmon and Professor Emerita Jeanne Harmon Huesemann. Dr. Harmon was a longtime chaplain and professor of religion at Lindenwood.

DONNA CARD CHARRON PHILOSOPHY AWARD

Bailey D. Hays, Springfield, MO, Accounting and Philosophy
The Dr. Donna Card Charron Philosophy Award is given to the student who shows academic excellence in philosophy and a concern for what Dr. Charron called philosophy’s role as “reason in the world.” Dr. Charron was professor of philosophy at Lindenwood from 1989 to 2005.  During that time, she laid the foundation for the Philosophy Program, helped found the Honors Program and Honors College, and tirelessly promoted the classical tradition of liberal learning and culture.

SPANISH AWARD

Malachi J. Cecil, St. Louis, MO, International Relations and Spanish
This award recognizes academic excellence in the study of the Spanish language and its rich worldwide cultural and literary heritage, together with the recipient’s enthusiastic support of the Spanish program and its extra-curricular activities.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AWARD

Akesha Coleman, Belleville, IL, Public Administration
This award is given to the graduating senior with the highest GPA in public administration.

DAVID R. WILLIAMS POLITICAL SCIENCE AWARD

Maria A. Sanchez, Santa Ana, CA, Political Science
This award recognizes academic excellence in political science and encourages professionalism and creative performance in the conduct of government and related public service.

FRENCH AWARD

Mallory N. Weisenborn, Saint Peters, MO, French
The recipient of the French Award is selected based not only on his or her outstanding academic achievement in the study of French language and literature, but also for a recognized interest in the acquisition of cultural proficiency, as well as enthusiastic dedication to the French program, including participation in extracurricular cultural activities and efforts to encourage others in their pursuit of the language.

PI SIGMA ALPHA AWARD

Anna C. Reynolds, Chesterfield, MO, Historical Studies and Political Science
This award is given to the student who achieves high academic success, combined with service to the community.

PHI ALPHA THETA HISTORY AWARD

Tyler Vance, St. Charles, MO, Historical Studies
This award is presented to an outstanding history major, chosen not only for academic excellence but also for contributions to the History Department and to Lindenwood University.

JEAN FIELDS WRITING AWARD

Madison Ross, Lee’s Summit, MO, Chemistry and Biological Sciences
This award is named in memory of Jean Fields, who taught English at Lindenwood. It is presented to the freshman whose essay or creative writing is judged by the English faculty to be the best of the year.

LINDA L. ROSS CREATIVE WRITING AWARD

Emerson Holmes, Wentzville, MO, English
This award, named in honor of Lindenwood alumna Linda Ross, is given to the sophomore, junior, or senior whose work in poetry, fiction, or drama is judged by the Lindenwood English faculty to be the best submitted.

THE HOWARD BARNETT ESSAY AWARD

Alysan Amann, St. Charles, MO, English
This award is open to students majoring in English and currently at the sophomore level or above. This award goes to the student who, in the judgment of the English faculty, has written the best essay of the year.

School of Sciences

BIOLOGY AWARD

Juliette Barbara Marini, Arcadia, CA, Biology
The award is given to the student who has demonstrated the most outstanding scholarship, student leadership, example, and interest in the scholarly pursuits in biology.

PRE-PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Edward Campos, Carol Stream, IL, Chemistry
This award is given to the student who has demonstrated the most outstanding scholarship, student leadership, and potential for future contributions in his or her chosen profession.

C.W. STEWART COMPUTER SCIENCE AWARD

Anna Marie George, St. Louis, MO, Computer Information Systems

CHEMISTRY AWARD

Kirsten L. Martin, Rosedale, Canada, Chemistry
This award is given to the top scholar in chemistry who has demonstrated potential for future contributions to the discipline.

THE EDITH ZANVILLE FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE HONORS AWARD

Megan T. Hamilton, O’Fallon, MO, Psychology
This award is presented to the female student who has most demonstrated the utmost imagination and intellectual curiosity in writing about science, technology, and the future.  Drs. Holly and Rose Lyn Zanville (LC ‘68 and ‘66) and Harry Zanville, JD (Westminster ’70), established this award in honor of their mother.

LEROY E. EVANS MATHEMATICS AWARD

Dillon A. Bys, Florissant, MO, Mathematics
This award recognizes outstanding achievement and academic excellence in the study of mathematics. The award was established by Dr. James. D. Evans, former president of Lindenwood University, in honor of his father.

CHARLOTTE G. EVANS PSYCHOLOGY AWARD

Baylie N. Fowler, Warrenton, MO, Psychology
This award is given to the student who has significantly contributed to facilitating interest in psychology through leadership, selection of events, and promotion of psychological activities. Dr. James D. Evans, former president and professor of psychology at Lindenwood, established this award in honor of his mother.

T.R. HUGHES CRIMINAL JUSTICE AWARD

Tommi R. Donnelly-Julian, Nevada, MO, Psychology
This award recognizes a student who demonstrates humanitarian principles toward others, strives for excellence in all endeavors, and seeks to advance professionalism and just ideals within the criminal justice system. This award was established by St. Charles business leader Thomas R. Hughes, former member of the Lindenwood University Board of Directors.

ROBERT MULOCK ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY/EARTH SCIENCE AWARD

Daniel J. Bohn, St. Louis, Biology and Environmental Science
This award is given to a student who has demonstrated leadership and scholarly interest in the conservation and environmental sciences.

PSYCHOLOGY AWARD

Samantha A. Ebert, Dardenne Prairie, MO, Psychology
This award is given to a student who excels in his/her studies and is dedicated to the practice of the psychology profession as a service to others.

Honor Societies and Group Awards

Alpha Chi

ALPHA CHI, sponsored by Dr. Kathi Vosevich and Dr. Justine Pas

Alpha Chi is a national college honor society that admits students from all academic disciplines. Membership is limited to the top 10 percent of an institution’s juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

  • Mallory N. Weisenborn
  • Elaine Ragland
  • Katherine Rosenhammer
  • Sharon Browning
  • Monica Mitchell-Werp
  • Dikshya Upadhyay
  • Joshua Mize
  • Amy Fontenot
  • Lori Oliver-Hughes
  • Robert Fountaine-Holman
  • Lenora Brown
  • Sally Downing
  • Kaitlyn C. Demien
  • Donna Bradley
  • Nanci Race
  • Carly Mastroni
  • Gerricka M. Johnson
  • Edwin L. Anderson Jr.
  • Abigail Manis
  • Lori Steinbrueck
  • Joshua Ripperger
  • Zachary Andrews
  • Devinn Heuermann
  • Lori A. Vaughn
  • Victoria West
  • Alfa M. Ramirez
  • Danielle Popovits
  • Kayla Dinkelmann
  • Kimberly D. Heidolph
  • Hudson
  • Anna Kay
  • La'Shay Williams
  • Jayden Sparhawk
  • Michelle Anderson
  • Allan S. Metz
  • Linda Vyrostek
  • Timothy Durbin
  • Danielle M. Harvey
  • Trevor W. French
  • Amanda Jackson
  • Kalima A. Shahid
  • Constance Davis
  • Taylor A. Gibson
  • Katharine McGregor
  • Carolanne Sacry
  • Shannon Tuggle
  • Jack Campbell Jr.
  • Jennifer R. Krueger
  • Marianne H. Nsour
  • Amber McCoy
  • Matthew Goldschmidt
  • Wesley Richards
  • Maurnice Renee Baker
  • Carolyn Garrett
  • Khitam Abdalla
  • Jocelyn M. Treadway
  • Zachary B. Holdener
  • Dana Laird
  • Rajarathinam Flora Christina Sigamoney
  • Jasmine Howard
  • Kathleen Best
  • Stephanie Dawson
  • Amanda K. Devos
  • Samantha Eaton-Dent

Alpha Epsilon Rho

ALPHA EPSILON RHO, Sponsored by Deb Nicolai

Alpha Epsilon Rho, is the honor society for electronic media students and is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. AERho membership is inter-related but separate from NBS membership. Members of AERho emphasize superior scholarship and creative participation in broadcast, corporate, and digital media production and activity. Membership in AERho exemplifies excellence of work, demonstrated leadership qualities, and service to the organization, the community, and the industry.
  • Shaelyn Deves
  • Jack Leach
  • Joseph Mesenbrink

Alpha Delta Sigma

ALPHA DELTA SIGMA, sponsored by Dr. Krista Tucciarone

Alpha Delta Sigma (ADS) is the national honor society sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) that recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement in advertising studies. It is the only national professional advertising honor society in American higher education.

  • Alaina J. Colclasure
  • Rolando Agustin Dupuy Garibaldi
  • Ana Luisa Gonzalez Garcia
  • Matthew A. Hampton
  • Samantha Hartkop
  • Daniel P. Kennebeck
  • Kamila Kunka
  • Jordan D. Lea
  • Diego S. Mahecha
  • Linh Mai Nguyen
  • Clara Oliveira
  • Raquel Robles Guevara
  • Kendall Olivia Whiteman

Alpha Sigma Lambda

ALPHA SIGMA LAMBDA, sponsored by Dr. James Bosnick

Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society recognizes those senior students in the adult evening programs who have achieved academic excellence while handling other life responsibilities, including family, work, and community service. Nominees must have completed 84 credit hours at Lindenwood University and maintained a 3.8 cumulative grade point average.

  • Kristen Bland
  • Marney A. Boyle
  • Dennis Burjoski
  • Miranda J. Julian
  • Diego S. Mahecha
  • Virginia McGue
  • Michael Guillermo Nunes Riera
  • Hannah Rogers
  • Pamela Lynn Tocco
  • Michelle L. Weber
  • Erica Wines

Chi Sigma Iota

CHI SIGMA IOTA, sponsored by Dr. Michael Rankins

The Lindenwood chapter (Lambda Chi) of Chi Sigma Iota was founded in 1996. It is an international honor society of counseling professionals and professionals-in-training dedicated to excellence in scholarship, research, and clinical practice. Graduate counseling students with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher are invited to membership.

  • Mary C. Benhoff
  • Crystal Marie Boschert
  • Racheal M. Copeland
  • Alyssa R. Edwards
  • Quinisa A. Grant
  • Andrea C. Hamrick
  • Gerricka M. Johnson
  • Alicia Jean Logan
  • Amanda L. Marti
  • Melissa M. Neiswander
  • Alfa M. Ramirez
  • Benjamin Reznikov
  • Samantha C. Rhoades
  • Jacqueline Rhone
  • Julia Rothermich
  • Tracie E. Sandheinrich
  • Laura E. Ward
  • Susan M. Zimmerling

Community Service Transcript Designation Program

COMMUNITY SERVICE TRANSCRIPT DESIGNATION PROGRAM, sponsored by Dr. Julie Turner

Lindenwood University embraces community service as an extension of service-learning, which is a philosophy of experiential learning in which students participate in community service not only to meet the needs of the community, but also to develop their critical thinking skills, commitment to values, and skills for effective citizenship. Because of the value that the university places on community service, students who achieve at least 500 hours of qualified community service during their time at Lindenwood University receive special recognition for this accomplishment.

  • Katelynn M. Allen
  • Russell A. Carter
  • Courtney Lee Ganske
  • Brittany N. Lane
  • Bethany Looney
  • Breyanna N. Moore
  • Matthew L. Pearlman
  • Samantha R. Pearlman
  • Madison E. Powers
  • Allison Wojcik
  • Alexa B. Stanley
  • Tracy Taylor
  • Rose E. Wellborn
  • Mary Kathryn Byers
  • Mayu Ishikawa
  • Racheal Symone' Weatherspoon

Delta Mu Delta

DELTA MU DELTA, sponsored by Dr. Annette Najjar

Delta Mu Delta is an international honor society for outstanding students of business majors at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Its purpose is to reward scholastic achievement and advance scholarship, ethics, and professionalism in all business disciplines. This year, the Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship inducted the following members:

  • Alexandra Patricia Guevara Samaniego
  • Nicholas F. Tamboli
  • Spencer Marsden
  • Kaysey L. Huddleston
  • Cori Leland Letetia Fowler
  • Aliyah Belcher
  • Stefan Andric
  • Samantha Eaton-Dent
  • Alex Shahrokhi
  • Hongfei Liu
  • Abbey Marquess
  • Alexis Rupp

Kappa Delta Pi

KAPPA DELTA PI, sponsored by Dr. Nancy Schneider

The international society in education recognizes juniors, seniors, and graduate students who demonstrate high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and potential for leadership in the field of education.

  • Alyssa Altmayer
  • Mickayla L. Arvin
  • Arthur Blakemore
  • Melisa Casserly
  • Madison Clemons
  • Jordan Czajkowski
  • Hannah Elder
  • Anna Entwistle
  • Alayna Frankenhauser
  • Victoria Harms
  • Haley B. Holman
  • Tiffany D. Houston
  • Brittney J. Huck
  • Callie Koehr
  • Tori Lohmann
  • Micah Mason
  • Kylee McCutchen
  • Sarah Mikulas
  • Cassa Morrison
  • Twilia Morrison
  • Katherine O'brien
  • Rachel Prowell
  • Megan E. Redlawsk
  • Allison Rigsby
  • Elizabeth Schueddig
  • Courtney Schweiss
  • Abigail Seemes
  • Austin Shariff
  • Alexandra Soloman
  • Michaelah Stamer
  • Brendan Van Keuren
  • Kennedi Brie Wagoner

Kappa Pi Kappa

KAPPA PI KAPPA, sponsored by Dr. James Hutson

Kappa Pi Kappa is an international honorary art fraternity for outstanding students of art, design, and art history majors at the undergraduate level. Its purpose is to reward scholastic and artistic achievement and encourage collegiality among the arts on campus and beyond.

  • Lyric Alicea
  • Katelyn Beach
  • Madison C. Bond
  • Shannon Ford
  • Abbey M. Havens
  • Preston Hereford
  • Stephanie M. Jost
  • Peter Kolesnikov
  • Katharine M. Kuhn
  • Selena R. Martin
  • Virginia McGue
  • Aliyah N. Midgett
  • Rachel E. Miller
  • Monica Mitchell-Werp
  • Kim Pokorny
  • Jamie L. Rozzell
  • Jordain Sundt
  • Ana M. Tobar

Phi Alpha Theta

PHI ALPHA THETA, sponsored by Dr. Michael Whaley

Phi Alpha Theta is the national honors society for history majors. Nominees must complete at least 12 hours of history with a 3.1 GPA or above. They must also maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

  • Emily Alberts
  • John Tyler Dirigo
  • Rachel L. Rea
  • Anna C. Reynolds
  • Bailey Stock
  • Sara M. Wagenknecht

Pi Delta Phi

PI DELTA PHI, sponsored by Dr. Nancy Durbin

The Lindenwood chapter (Zeta Pi) of the national French honor society recognizes students who have shown superior achievement in the study of the French language and its literatures. Members must have a 3.0 GPA in French and a 3.0 GPA overall and must rank in the top 35 percent of their class.

  • Taki Koda
  • Anna E. Ostmann
  • Paige Sutton

Pi Gamma Mu

PI GAMMA MU, sponsored by Dr. Brian Arendt

“Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32, Pi Gamma Mu motto
The international honor society Pi Gamma Mu fosters excellence in the social sciences and promotes cooperation among them. Membership is extended to juniors, seniors, graduate students, and faculty members. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher overall in the social sciences and must have completed at least 20 credit hours in the social sciences.

  • Malcolm C. Schulz
  • Kailee Purcell
  • August Daub
  • Elaine A. Silinzy
  • Anna C. Reynolds
  • Tyler Vance
  • Sarah D. Hughes
  • Victoria Acree
  • Samantha Odell
  • Michelle L. Weber
  • Isabella Cicero

Pi Sigma Alpha

PI SIGMA ALPHA, presented by Dr. Donald Heidenreich

The national honor society Pi Sigma Alpha stimulates “scholarship and intelligent interest in political science.” The Lindenwood chapter was founded in 1999 and is extended to juniors, seniors, graduate students, and faculty members. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 in political science and a 3.0 overall average and must have completed at least 10 hours of political science coursework.

  • Sierra Brown
  • Angelica L. Hernandez
  • Erika I. Pappa
  • Kailee Purcell
  • Anna C. Reynolds
  • Alyssa Savage

Psi Chi

PSI CHI, sponsored by Dr. Stephanie Afful and Dr. Colleen Biri

Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

  • Victoria Acree
  • Madison Arnold
  • Whitley Cary
  • Kelsee A. Davis
  • Lauren Fertig
  • Melissa C. Fritz
  • Leah Frommer
  • Mariya U. Gaither
  • Kaitlin Gera
  • Samantha J. Gonzalez
  • Rebekah Johnes
  • Lisa Knight
  • Sarah Langdon
  • Jamie A. Lerman
  • Nam Duc Nguyen
  • Natalia Nieto Garcia
  • Hannah Rogers

Sigma Tau Delta

SIGMA TAU DELTA, sponsored by Dr. Melissa Ridley Elmes

Sigma Tau Delta is the international English honors society. Sigma Tau Delta’s central purpose is to students of the English language and literature. The organization was re-founded at Lindenwood University in 2014.

  • Lydia R. Stewart
  • Sabrina K. Drake
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