Sixty-four of Hope College's graduating seniors and recent graduates have been elected to the Zeta of Michigan chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest scholastic honorary society.
For more than 200 years, election to Phi Beta
Kappa has been a recognition of intellectual capacity well-
employed, especially in acquiring an education in the
liberal arts and sciences. The objectives of learning
encouraged by Phi Beta Kappa include intellectual honesty
and tolerance, range of intellectual interests and
understanding, not merely knowledge.
Hope faculty who are members of Phi Beta Kappa
have elected students in recognition of their high grade
point average in liberal arts courses, their exceptional
scholarly ability, and their independent and creative
A formal initiation ceremony and reception will
take place on Sunday, April 25, 1999, at 2 p.m. in the Mass
Center Auditorium. The honorees will also be recognized
during the college's Honors Convocation on Thursday, April
29, at 8 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.
Hope College is one of only 255 colleges and
universities in the country, and one of eight in Michigan,
to have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Hope's chapter was
chartered in 1971.
1999 HOPE COLLEGE PHI BETA KAPPA INDUCTEES
Brent David Bash; Leipsic, Ohio
Katherine G. Bawinkel; Holland
Angela Susan Benson; St. Louis
Rebecca L. Bernhardt; Constantine
Todd Patrick Chassee; Wyoming
Holly Palmer Cheff; Holland
Amie R. Clifton; Bellevue, Wash.
Christy Lynn Colbrunn; Clarkston
Kimberly Ann Collins; Dearborn Heights
Sarah Beth Cortright; Fennville
Michael Gerald Cross; Petoskey
Noah John Dale; Montpelier, Vt.
Matthew John DeBoer; Holland
Kevin Lee DeYoung; Jenison
Kristina Marie Eden; Kalamazoo
Erin Cathlene Frazer; Midland
Melisa Gail Gibson; Minneapolis, Minn.
Margaret Lynn Graske; Spring Lake
Lori Jean Guse; Cassopolis
Margaret Frances Gustafson; Evart
Joy Rebecca Hankamp; Marne
Ryan Walter Harrell; Kalamazoo
Erik John Hiemstra; Wyoming
James Matthew Hilmert; Fort Wayne, Ind.
Marie L. Keuning; Holland
Sarah Elizabeth Klaasen; Holland
Sherry Beth Kuo; Grand Rapids
Kimberly Lei Lake; Dublin, Ohio
Andrew J. Lang; Plainwell
Benjamin John Lappenga; Holland
Keri Marie Law; Niles
Jenny Rebecca Long; Baroda
Stacey Beth Mackowiak; Walled Lake
Christina Marie Malkowski; Free Soil
Miroslava Petrova Mateev; Pravets, Bulgaria
Benjamin Marco Messer; Stilwell, Kan.
Joshua David Metzler; Chelsea
Julie Kristen Meyers; Wheaton, Ill.
Bretton Andrew Mulder; Holland
Teresa Renee Musselman; St. Louis
Cherrylynn Marie Outcalt; Indianapolis, Ind.
Adam David Paarlberg; Alto
Kevin Wayne Paulisse; Grandville
Nikolai Ivanov Petrakov; Kazanlik, Bulgaria
Jill Marie Pierson; Batavia, Ill.
Jason Kohl Roberts; Lexington
Jon Andrew Rumohr; Mason
Sarah J. Rutherford; Downers Grove, Ill.
Sara Lynn Rye; Haslett
Mollie Marie Schodorf; Stevensville
Ellen Alia Schultz; Maple City
Erin Joy Shiel; Shawnee Mission, Kan.
Dara Denise Spearman; Jenison
Brittan James Strangways; Jenison
Benjamin Thomas Swets; Grand Rapids
Shanna Claire Ten Clay; Grandville
Erin Michele Thompson; Howell
Jannah Hilary Thompson; Port Sanilac
Rebecca Joy Timmer; Pella, Iowa
James Nathan Vanderhyde; Comstock Park
Mary Elizabeth Wacker; Zionsville, Ind.
Todd Alan Wendrick; Brighton
Eric John Wondergem; Johnson City, Tenn.
Michael C. Zolnierowicz; Downers Grove, Ill.