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03-16-2009


University of the Cumberlands Students Initiated into Kappa Mu Epsilon

 


University of the Cumberlands’ Kentucky Beta Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, national mathematics honor society, inducts ten new members. Pictured, left to right, front row: Bethany Quinn, Sarah Kamalian, Brenda Woods, Kellie Hatter; Middle row: Lola Embree, Lucas Matlock, Kyle Creekmore; back row: Jacob Carpenter, Clint Creekmore, Kelly Rogers.

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – On February 27, 2009, the Kentucky Beta Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, University of the Cumberlands’ chapter of the national mathematics honor society, initiated ten new members at its annual banquet at the Cumberland Inn.

The inductees are: Jacob Lee Carpenter, sophomore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Carpenter of Williamsburg; Clint Creekmore and Kyle Creekmore, sophomores, sons of Mr. and Mrs. James Creekmore, of Williamsburg; Lola Jane Embree, sophomore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Embree, of Louisville; Kellie Hatter, senior, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Hatter, of Danville; Sarah Kamalian, sophomore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mehdi Kamalian, of Springboro, Ohio; Lucas Matlock, junior, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Matlock, of Corbin; Bethany Quinn, sophomore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry E. Quinn, of Bessemer, Ala.; Kelly Andrew Rogers, junior, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rogers, of West Chester, Ohio; and Brenda Woods, senior, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ford Woods, of Williamsburg.

Teresa Shaffer, chapter president, presided at the event. For the 2009-2010 school year, the chapter elected Lola Embree as president, Andrzej Lenard as vice president, Bethany Quinn as secretary and Cynthia Kaeser as treasurer. Dr. John Hymo serves as chapter sponsor, and Dr. Jonathan Ramey serves as corresponding secretary.

Founded in 1993, the Kentucky Beta Chapter is the second chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon in Kentucky. Eligibility for membership in Kappa Mu Epsilon requires that students have completed 3 college semesters; are in the top 35% of their college class; have completed 3 college-level math courses, including at least one semester of calculus; and have an average of 3.0 or higher in all math courses.