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Thirty Hendrix Students Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa 2014 Inductees

CONWAY, Ark. (May 1, 2014) – Thirty Hendrix seniors were recently elected to the College's Phi Beta Kappa Society's chapter.

Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's oldest and largest academic honor society, with more than half a million members. It has chapters at 270 of the finest colleges and universities. The Society's mission is to promote the liberal arts and sciences, to recognize academic excellence, and to foster freedom of thought and expression.

The 2014 Phi Beta Kappa inductees include:

  • Alan Patrick Baltz '14 of Little Rock, Ark.
  • Madison Jane Boone '14 of Tulsa, Okla.
  • Macrina Rae Butler '14 of Austin, Texas
  • Zoe Cait Calhoun '14 of Tucson, Ariz.
  • Annalisa Crosmer '14 of Conway, Ark.
  • Elizabeth Catherine Davis '14 of Westlake Hills, Texas
  • Nicholas Christopher Drake '14 of Harper Woods, Mich.
  • Vincent Gammill '14 of Little Rock, Ark.
  • Abigail Garcia Lucas '14 of New Orleans, La.
  • Jenna Gottschalk '14 of Kansas City, Mo.
  • Sara Lynn Hales '14 of Conway, Ark.
  • Evangeline Adele Harpst '14 of Austin, Texas
  • Victoria Hilliard '14 of Fordyce, Ark.
  • Sasha Leonard Keck '14 of Bentonville, Ark.
  • Laura Katherine Klasek '14 of St. Louis, Mo.
  • Gaby Le '14 of Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Matthew Melero '14 of Benton, Ark.
  • Rene Nsanzineza '14 of Rwanda
  • Hannah Katherine Newell Peacock '14 of Little Rock, Ark.
  • Saranya Prathibha '14 of Bentonville, Ark.
  • McKenna Raney '14 of Oxford, Miss.
  • Rachel Lynn Ribando-Gros '14 of New Orleans, La.
  • Ben Seale '14 of Bryant, Ark.
  • Erin Ruth Shaw-Meadow '14 of San Antonio, Texas
  • Kevin Chen Spatz '14 of Conway, Ark.
  • Rachel Thomas '14 of Fayetteville, Ark.
  • Blake Tierney '14 of Sherwood, Ark.
  • Tyler Webb '14 of Bossier City, La.
  • Harley Addison White '14 of Mountain Home, Ark.
  • James Williams '14 of Cabot, Ark.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review's The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit