Huntington's chapter of Kappa Pi inducts 17 members

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2008-10-24
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University’s chapter of Kappa Pi International Art Fraternity recently inducted 17 new members into the organization.

Each was invited to become a member of Kappa Pi because of special qualifications in art. Kappa Pi recognizes students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and also possess excellent studio art skills. As an organization, Kappa Pi supports the arts within the university and the community and seeks to promote a deeper appreciation of the arts among the public.

Kappa Pi was founded in 1911 at the University of Kentucky. In the intervening 97 years, 198 chapters have been installed in colleges and universities in many parts of the United States and abroad.

The Zeta Alpha Pi chapter was established at Huntington University to recognize and honor those who have excelled in the visual arts academically and creatively. It offers qualified art majors opportunities to become involved in activities, which further the goals of achievement in the visual arts and the purposes of the Department of Visual Arts, as well as, assist faculty members in developing an atmosphere conducive to providing the highest quality visual arts education.

The following were inducted into Kappa Pi:

Jenna Thurston, a junior visual arts education major from Van Wert, Ohio

Michelle Antus, a junior graphic design major from Mansfield, Ohio

Greg Baltes, a sophomore graphic design major from Troy, Ohio

Emily Farmer, a junior graphic design major from Westfield, Ind.

Laura Hood, a junior graphic design major from Wadsworth, Ohio

Troy Huffman, a sophomore graphic design major from Angola, Ind.

Carita Landes, a sophomore graphic design major from Sheridan, Ind.

Janna Larimore, a junior graphic design major from Elizabeth, Ill.

Felicia Pettigrew, a sophomore graphic design major from Tower Hill, Ill.

Rebekah Raby, a junior graphic design major from Greenville, Ohio

Kirsten Sauder, a sophomore graphic design major from Grabill, Ind.

Jeannette Shively, a sophomore visual arts education major from Columbus, Ohio

Jamie Thurston, a junior graphic design major from Van Wert, Ohio

Joanna Stebing, a sophomore visual arts education major from Fort Wayne, Ind.

Julie Babb, a 2002 alumna with a Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design from Huntington, Ind.

Rebekah Hubley, a 1999 alumna with a Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design from Fort Wayne, Ind.

Lisa Ricker, a 1996 alumna with a Bachelor of Science degree in visual arts education from Huntington, Ind.


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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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