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Morningside announces new ODK inductees, officers

July 10, 2018, in Latest News

The Morningside College circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) recently inducted new members, and officers were elected for the 2018-2019 academic year.

ODK is a national leadership honor society that recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership and exemplary character. The ODK circle at Morningside is in charge of the Into the Streets campuswide service day, a faculty appreciation dinner, a dean’s list recognition reception and the honors convocation.

New officers are Kyle Kommes of Le Mars, Iowa, president; Madison Pierson of Lake Crystal, Minn., secretary; Rachel DeJong of Leota, Minn., treasurer; Nic Madsen of Le Mars, Iowa, co-vice president of Into the Streets; Maddie Dotzler of Omaha, Neb., co-vice president of Into the Streets; Sara Larson of Sioux City, historian; Jessy Huff of Castle Rock, Colo., co-vice president of new member selection; Sam Anderson of Sioux City, co-vice president of new member selection; Tim Sibbel of Manning, Iowa, co-vice president of the honors convocation; Jimmy Aschenbrenner of Westminster, Colo., co-vice president of the honors convocation; and Kevin Hancock of Grand Island, Neb., vice president of the dean’s list recognition reception.

The following students were inducted into the honor society:

From Sioux City – Abby Koch and Katie McClintock.

From Iowa – Summer Struve of Des Moines, Rebecca Hanson of Harlan, Timothy Sibbel of Manning, Elizabeth Roop of Marcus, Clare Kortlever of Orange City, Alison Wright of Rock Rapids, and Mackenzie Johnson of Spencer.

From Nebraska – Devin Soll of Bancroft, Macie Moore of Elkhorn, Kevin Hancock of Grand Island, Alexandra Homan and Lynsey Matulka of Omaha, Kendra Kozisek of O’Neill, and Alexandra George of Seward.

From other states – Riley Custer of Gilbert, Ariz.; Jessy Huff of Castle Rock, Colo.; Jimmy Aschenbrenner of Westminster, Colo.; Rachel DeJong of Leota, Minn.; and Alexandra Nelson, Sioux Falls, S.D.

From other countries – Merle Bublitz of Germany, Rashmi Krishna Mejia of Peru, Sofia Marrufo Cedeno of Venezuela, and Filipe Wolff Christiano of Brazil.