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Economics Honor Society Inducts Members

The WKU Chapter of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society for Economics inducted 38 students during its annual initiation banquet held Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Augenstein Alumni Center.

These inductees join college students in 681 chapters across the world in recognition of scholastic achievement in the discipline of economics.

Congressman Brett Guthrie served as keynote speaker for the event. Mr. Guthrie serves Kentucky’s second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He serves on both the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce for the 113th Congress. He also serves as assistant whip within the Republican delegation.

“Qualifying for and accepting membership in ODE is a way students can reward themselves for their own hard work and dedication to their studies,” said Dr. Cathy Carey, Chair of the Department of Economics. “It also tells employers and graduate schools that these students are at the top of their class.”

2014 inductees include:

Kevin M. Allen, Master of Applied Economics student from Harrodsburg, Ky.

Erin D. Asher, Economics and International Business double major from Louisville, Ky.

Michael M. Blaker, Business Economics major from Elizabethtown, Ky.

Devin C. Brieske, Business Economics major from Lexington, Ky.

Robert T. Cloar III, International Business major from Independence, Ky.

Keirsten I. Cobb, Economics major from Burlington, Ky.

Karlis Daube, Master of Applied Economics student from Latvia

Andrew M. Fish, Economics and Political Science double major from Alpharetta, Ga.

Sarah R. Fitzpatrick, Management major from Bowling Green, Ky.

James R. Goodrum III, Master of Applied Economics student from Franklin, Ky.

Conor L. Griffiths, Economics major from the United Kingdom

Paige M. Harrison, Business Economics major from Louisville, Ky.

Matthew L. Hunt, Economics and Computer Science double major from Lexington, Ky.

Dustin W. Johnson, Business Economics major from Trenton, Ky.

Natalie R. Koppel, Economics and Marketing double major from Lexington, Ky.

Victoria D. Lange, Marketing major from Florence, Ky.

Joshua D. Lee, Business Economics major from Bowling Green, Ky.

Taylor A. Linville, Accounting major from Lexington, Ky.

Evan J. Mack, Mathematical Economics major from Louisville, Ky.

Jill M. Marlow, Business Economics major from Louisville, Ky.

Rachel J. Marr, Business Economics major from Smiths Grove, Ky.

Bethany McQueary, Economics and Agriculture from Russell Springs, Ky.

Cale P. Middleton, Finance major from Hendersonville, Tenn.

Matthew W. Nelson, Economics and Finance double major from Louisville, Ky.

Khoa Dang Nguyen, Master of Applied Economics student from Vietnam

Ross H. Noble, Business Economics major from Franklin, Ky.

Matthew L. O’Dell, Finance major from Bowling Green, Ky.

Bennett C. Peck, Finance and Economics double major from Hopkinsville, Ky.

Adam L. Pendry, Master of Applied Economics student from Canada

Logan A. Radford, Marketing and Economics double major from Burkesville, Ky.

Joseph T. Richard, Political Science and Economics double major from Owensboro, Ky.

Heitor R. Rodrigues, Economics and Management double major from Brazil

Wiriyachai Roopkumdee, Master of Applied Economics student from Bowling Green, Ky.

Bekka R. Ross, Master of Applied Economics student from Bowling Green, Ky.

Andrew W. Shannon, Business Economics major from Roswell, Ga.

Tyler G. Stevens, Business Economics major from Bowling Green, Ky.

Catherine L. Stone, Economics major from Scottsville, Ky.

Jordan Vorst, Economics and Modern Languages double major from Independence, Ky.

Clifford M. Woodring, Business Economics major from Dixon, Ky.

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