Luther College students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

The Luther College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has 45 new members including 41 seniors and four juniors. On Sunday, April 24, the students were inducted into the oldest and most respected undergraduate honors organization in the United States. Members are elected on the basis of broad academic interests, scholarly achievement and good character. The 2022 inductees include seniors: 

·       Riley Taylor of Ames, Iowa

·       Sarah Hoehns of Cedar Falls, Iowa

·       Clare Rolinger of Cedar Falls, Iowa

·       Sam Schillinger of Cedar Falls, Iowa

·       Sarah Damhof of Clearwater, Minnesota

·       Jarod Phillips of Decorah, Iowa

·       Heather Hostager of Dubuque, Iowa

·       Frost Bowen-Bailey of Duluth, Minnesota

·       Laurel Studt of Eau Claire, Wisconsin

·       Hunter Hobbs of Fountain, Minnesota

·       Kim Duc Chu of Hanoi, Vietnam

·       Quang Anh Nguyen of Hanoi, Vietnam

·       Quenton Max of Iowa City, Iowa

·       Lindsey Parrott of Iowa City, Iowa

·       Jake Sharafuddin of Iowa City, Iowa

·       Fred Farrand of Kansas City, Missouri

·       Isaac List of La Crosse, Wisconsin

·       Sarah Benton of Le Mars, Iowa

·       Lexi Orth of Madison Lake, Minnesota

·       Siyabonga Mabuza of Malkerns, Swaziland

·       Kirsten Loynachan of Marion, Iowa

·       Hailee Gilliand of Minneapolis, Minnesota

·       Owen Johnson of Minneapolis, Minnesota

·       Jane Bremer of Minnetonka, Minnesota

·       Ahmed Abdrabu Hamid of Yemen and Budapest, Hungary

·       Sneha Verma of New Delhi, India

·       Kirsten Melaas-Swanson of North St. Paul, Minnesota

·       Jessi Labenski of Northfield, Minnesota

·       Elena Dant of Owatonna, Minnesota

·       Matt Benson of Park Rapids, Minnesota

·       Kien Huynh of Hanoi, Vietnam

·       Siri St. Louis of Rochester, Minnesota

·       Emilie Gitter of Saint Paul, Minnesota

·       Mary McTeague of Saint Paul, Minnesota

·       Leif Saveraid of Saint Paul, Minnesota

·       Catherine Vitt of Saint Paul, Minnesota

·       Greta Anderson of Saint Peter, Minnesota

·       Jill Richards of Solon, Iowa

·       Logan Olson of Stacy, Minnesota

·       Megan Grimm of Swisher, Iowa

·       Ben Meyer of Urbandale, Iowa

And juniors:

·       Marin Leone of Chanhassen, Minnesota

·       Ghazal Alabtah of Palestine and Syria

·       Sydney Clausen of Rochester, Minnesota

·       Nathan Anderson of Saint Paul, Minnesota

The junior members will become student leaders in the organization during their senior year. They will be invited to chapter meetings and encouraged to participate in chapter activities, including the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar events.

Luther College is one of a select group of private liberal arts colleges in the United States with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The society has fostered and recognized excellence in the liberal arts and sciences since 1776 and the society's distinctive emblem, a golden key, is widely recognized as a symbol of academic achievement.

Luther College is home to about 1,800 undergraduates who explore big questions and take action to benefit people, communities and society. Our academic programs, experiential approach to learning and welcoming community inspire students to learn actively, live purposefully and lead courageously for a lifetime of impact. Learn more at luther.edu.

PBK inductees