Member Mentions – March 2024

Alyssa Papa
Mar 25, 2024

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi's international community is a unique blend of students, academicians, and corporate and civic leaders from all fields of endeavor. Membership in Phi Kappa Phi recognizes and rewards academic success. That recognition doesn’t end after initiation. From their time in school to their professional career, Society members’ hard work continues to pay off and be acknowledged.

Phi Kappa Phi would like to congratulate these members on their recent achievements:

Rebecca Clippard (Middle Tennessee State University) was recently awarded the exclusive MEXT Research Scholarship to complete a postgraduate degree at a Japanese institution. The scholarship will be used from April 2024 through March 2026. 

Brittney Johnson (Middle Tennessee State University) was awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, an international award that will allow her to pursue a postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Education in Cambridge, England. 

Autumn Payne (University of Mississippi) was named one of the 13 inaugural recipients of the Stamps Impact Prize, a new competitive award program at the University of Mississippi to support undergraduate-initiated, faculty-mentored research and creative achievement projects.

Jordan Rouse (Western Illinois University) was named the 2023-24 Lincoln Academy of Illinois' Student Laureate Award for Fall 2023. Rouse's achievements stood out amongst a pool of impressive nominees.

Emma Schultz (Mississippi State University) was named a Minorites in Natural Resources Conservation Fellow during the 77th annual Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies conference.

Lenis Aislinn C. Separa (University of the Philippines) was elected as a member of the National Research Council of the Philippines. The Council a collegiate body of highly trained and productive scientists and researchers addressing the demand for knowledge, skills, and innovations in the sciences and humanities.

Courtney Sim (State University of New York at Oswego) was nominated and is running for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Visionary of the Year in The Capital District of New York.

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