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Business Students Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Six Tippie undergraduates were initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the premier honor society for undergraduate students in the liberal arts and sciences, on Sunday, May 1.

The following students were initiated:

Paul C. Avey of Ankeny, a senior studying history and political science with a minor in economics

Jake Trumm of Cascade, a senior studying political science and economics

Whitney Webb of Cedar Rapids, a senior studying economics

Kayleen Dresen of Council Bluffs, a junior studying economics, English, and linguistics

Lindsey Schneider of Dubuque, a junior studying economics and English

Risa Ohkawa of Tokyo, Japan, a junior studying economics and psychology with a minor in theatre

Phi Beta Kappa was founded in 1776, at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. More than 15,000 new members are elected each year from 262 chapters across the United States.


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