National Mathematics Honor Society accepts thirteen new members from U.C.
New members are the following:
Brian Russel Bastin of Bethel, Ohio
Laura Christine Bradford of Holland, Mich.
Jessica Nicole Cox of Williamsburg
Genna Marie Cummins of Mount Vernon
Amanda Lea Faulkner of Barbourville
Lauren Michelle Howe of Dry Ridge
Tina Annie John of Louisville
Cynthia Jeanne Kaeser of Woodstock, Ga.
Sarah Rebecca Mullins of Hazard
Bryan Anderson Parker of Frankfort
Justin Cody Philpot of London
Christopher Michael Price of Hebron
Joshua Ray Ward of Soddy Daisy, Tenn.
The Kentucky Beta Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a national mathematics honor society, was founded in 1993 and is only the second such chapter in Kentucky. To be eligible to be a member of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a student must have completed 3 semesters, must be in the top 3 percent of their college class, must have completed 3 college-level math courses including at least one semester of calculus, and must have an average of B or higher in all math courses.
For the 2008-2009 school year, the Kentucky Beta Chapter elected Teresa Shaffer as president, Dustin Ursrey as vice president, Joshua Ward as secretary, and Andrzej Lenard as treasurer. Dr. John Hymo serves as chapter sponsor, and Dr. Jonathan Ramey serves as corresponding secretary.
Other current student members: Charlotte Abel, Kristina Bishop, Kathryn DeLozier, Rebecca Engle, Joshua Frosch, Zachary Gosser, Deidre Higgins, Andrzej Lenard, Shelly Schnee Scheithauer, Kelly Schnee, Teresa Shaffer, Laurie Anderson Skaggs, John Steely, April Stevens, Sarah Strunk, Dustin Ursrey and Joshua Ward.
University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, is a private liberal arts college in its 119th year of operation. Cumberlands offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and nine pre-professional programs, graduate degrees and certifications in education as well as online programs.