April 25, 2012
The Texas A&M University Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the oldest and largest interdisciplinary honor society in the United States, selected Kenley Reed, College of Architecture, as the 2012 University Outstanding Junior during an awards ceremony held April 1. Reed received a $1,000 scholarship and a plaque. Eight additional students were honored as the “Outstanding Juniors” from their respective academic college, each receiving a $500 scholarship and a plaque.
The 2012 PKP Outstanding Juniors are William L. Rooney Jr. College of Agriculture & Life Sciences; Bryan Gray, Mays Business School; Pollyanna Halling, College of Education and Human Development; Henry Harrity, Dwight Look College of Engineering; Jacqueline Prescott, College of Geosciences; Rachel Gandy, College of Liberal Arts; Justin Cantu, College of Science; and Connor Griffin, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education. Membership is by invitation and is based upon academic achievement. The Texas A&M chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was founded 51 years ago. For more information on Phi Kappa Phi, visit at http://www.phikappaphi.org/web/.