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Phi Kappa Phi awards Outstanding Juniors

The New Mexico State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi presented Outstanding Junior Awards to six NMSU students during a ceremony on Nov. 12. Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest and largest national honor society, recognizes and encourages superior scholarship in all academic disciplines.


Each fall semester, Phi Kappa Phi recognizes the top junior in each of the university's six undergraduate colleges. The selection is based primarily on the student's grade point average, as well as other factors.

This fall's Outstanding Junior Award recipients are
Jonathan Winston Tindal of Las Cruces, an electrical engineering major in the College of Engineering;


Lucia Monique Bond of Douglas, Ariz., an agricultural business major in the College of Agriculture and Home Economics;


Ursa Brown Glaberman of Silver City, a microbiology major in the College of Arts and Sciences;


Dirk Allen Jutten of Montrose, Colo., a marketing major in the College of Business Administration and Economics;


Stephen Jeffries of Torrance, Calif., an elementary education major from the College of Education; and


Linda Lee Kinstle of Tucson, Ariz., a social work major in the College of Health and Social Services.


Vice President for Administration Juan N. Franco, president of NMSU's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, presented the awards with help from representatives from the deans' offices. Executive Vice President John C. Owens also spoke at the event.