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Top Economics Students Inducted in Honor Society

Top Economics Students Inducted in Honor Society

The WKU chapter of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society in business inducted 26 students during its annual initiation banquet held Friday, April 19.

These inductees join college students on 678 chapters across the world in recognition of scholastic attainment in economics.

Richard Holton served as keynote speaker for the event. Holton is the President of Holton Blackstone and Mayberry, a boutique law firm in Nashville, TN. Holton graduated from WKU in 1969 with a BS/BA in Economics and Business Administration and recently created an Assistantship in the Department of Economics at WKU. Holton encouraged students to work hard and be proud of their WKU economics degree.

“Qualifying for and accepting membership in ODE is a way students can reward themselves for their own hard work and dedication in 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.”

2013 Inductees include:

Ericka N. Bardin, Business Economics major from Bowling Green, KY

William Blanford, Graduate Student in Applied Economics from Owensboro, KY

Clifton Bonner, Business Economics major from Cincinnati, OH

Joshua Bozeman, Economics major from Bowling Green, KY

Keaton Brownstead, Religious Studies and Economics double major from Glasgow, KY

Kevin Carey, Business Economics major from Bowling Green, KY

Katelyn Childress, Finance major from Munfordville, KY

Rob Cobb, graduate student in Applied Economics from Bowling Green, KY

Robert Durham, History and Economics double major from Owensboro, KY

Kevin Fackler, graduate student in Applied Economics from Brandenburg, KY

Ben Faust, graduate student in Applied Economics from Hartville, OH

Greg Foster, Business Economics major from Bowling Green, KY

Paul Foster, graduate student in Applied Economics from Bowling Green, KY

Chelsea Gelley, Mathematics and Economics double major from Louisville, KY

Larry Grayson, Graduate Student in Applied Economics from Auburn, KY

Derek Johnson, Economics and Political Science double major from Louisville, KY

ZhuFeng Kang, Business economics major from Bowling Green, KY

Richard Kendall, Graduate Student in Applied Economics from Tompkinsville, KY

William Murphy, Political Science and Economics double major from Morgantown, KY

Heather Nett, Graduate Student in Applied Economics from Bowling Green, KY

David Parks, Management major from Bowling Green, KY

Pooja Patel, International Business and Business Informatics double major from Bowling Green, KY

Irwina Samara, Graduate Student in Applied Economics from Amman, Jordan

Collin Steiner, Graduate Student in Applied Economics from Clayton, OH

Ann Blair Thornton, Economics major from Bowling Green, KY

Chris Yates, Economics major from Columbia, KY

 

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