Georgetown College’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter has invited eleven graduating seniors, twenty-four juniors and nine staff and newly-tenured faculty to become members of one of the oldest and most prestigious national honor societies. The initiation ceremony is set for Sunday, March 27, at 3 p.m. in John L. Hill Chapel, followed by a reception in the Hall of Fame Room of Cralle Student Center.

Senior invitees are:

  • Coran Stewart,
  • Amanda Rochelle Boykin,
  • Brenton David Yadon,
  • Rachel Christine Karrer,
  • Leigh B. Lynn,
  • Sable Leigh Floyd,
  • Abigail Claire Watkins,
  • Allison Joyce Dye,
  • Leah J. Babik,
  • Savannah K. Fields, and
  • Megan E. Sauter.

Junior invitees are:

  • Rachel Elaine Ward,
  • Lee C. Birdwhistell,
  • Jordan Kirk Rowe,
  • Danielle Marie Cinderella,
  • Kelsey Michelle Luckett,
  • Ciera Dawn Lowery,
  • Caitlin M. Williams,
  • Sarah Jane McIntosh,
  • Elizabeth Marie Goodin,
  • Portia Nicole Watson,
  • Elizabeth Quenn Levay,
  • Joshua Allen Slone,
  • Torin Claire Bachman-Johnson,
  • Brandon Scott Gardner,
  • Sara Jo Keller,
  • Hannah Jo Flanery,
  • Victoria Elizabeth Engelhardt,
  • Samantha June Yeates,
  • Matthew S. Eddy,
  • Rebekah Jo McIntosh,
  • Laura Elizabeth Strange,
  • Marlene Janice Nall,
  • Ashlyn Monnie Anderson-Keelin, and
  • Robert M. Gilvin.

In addition, these staff and newly-tenured faculty are being invited to become members of PKP:

  • Dr. Adela Borrallo-Solis,
  • Dr. Jonathan Dickinson – alumnus, class of 1997,
  • Dr. Steve Hyndman,
  • Dr. Sheila Klopfer,
  • Dr. Lisa Lykins – alumna, class of 1986,
  • Dr. Jennifer Price,
  • Dr. Sara Maria Rivas, and
  • Christopher Verch.

Achieving Phi Kappa Phi status is another way of “recognizing intelligence and hard work,” said Dr. Christine Leverenz, the chapter’s charter president and its current treasurer. Dr. Leverenz is professor and chair, Department of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science. Dr. Emily Stow, Associate Professor of Spanish, is the current PKP chapter president.

Georgetown’s PKP chapter was installed in 2003. The Phi Kappa Phi honor society was established in 1897. All society members must abide by one motto: “Let the love of learning rule humanity.”

For additional information:

Jim Allison
PKP Historian/Public Relations
Associate VP College Relations, Communications & Marketing
502-863-7922 E-mail: