Fifty-six Luther College students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Fifty-six Luther College members of the class of 2014 were inducted into the Luther chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa national academic honor society at a ceremony held Sunday, April 27, in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

Included on the list are Cate Anderson, Jessa Anderson-Reitz, Jamison Ash, Ingrid Baudler, Bradley Beale, Hans Becklin, Ellen Behrens, Katie Berner, Nicole Billips, Nathan Converse, Meggie DeJong, Kelsey Engbrecht, Angela Gallagher, Daniel Gallagher, Grace Gast, Logan Grado, Alex Greiner, Chloe Gumpert, Isaac Hitz Graff, Charles Hoeft, Jenna Hoge, Sam Jones, Hannah Josephson, Andrea Keuper, Maddy Kofoed, Callie Mabry, Mary Maiden Mueller, Beth Martens, Maia Mastel, Kristina Moburg, Joseph Novak, Katrina Okerstrom, Calla Olson, Kimberly Osberg, Beth Ostlie, Andrew Peter, Michael Peterson, Maggie Pierson, Lucas Reitz, Becca Rudquist, Jenny Rustad, Andy Ruud, Christina Scharmer, Nathan Schmidt, Rebekah Schulz, Rachel Selvig, Kelsey Smith, Angela Stancato, Lisa Stippich, Andrew Streck, Grace Swanson, Katie Switzer, Amanda Take, Kayla Uphoff, Laura Weiner and Alli Wright.

Luther College is one of a select group of private liberal arts colleges in the United States with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Each year, Luther honors outstanding seniors with selection to Phi Beta Kappa. Members are elected on the basis of broad cultural interests, scholarly achievement and good character.

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most respected undergraduate honors organization in the United States. The society has fostered and recognized excellence in the liberal arts and science since 1776, and the society's distinctive emblem, a golden key, is widely recognized as a symbol of academic achievement.