May 21, 2001
Citadel Phi Kappa Phi celebrates
22 years with initiation
Gen. John S. Grinalds, president of The Citadel, with MECEP
(Marine Corps Enlisted Commissioning Education Program) students
Blanca E. Binstock and John L. Binstock.
The Citadel Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi national
honor society celebrated its 22nd anniversary in April by initiating
46 new members, including faculty, students and distinguished alumni.
Undergraduate student membership - cadets, enlisted
military students and evening students - is limited to the top 8 percent
of the senior class and the top 4 percent of the junior class. Graduate
students must have met the same criteria and have a straight-A average
in their graduate studies.
Dr. Allen W. Lacy, southeastern regional vice president,
presented certificates to:
Eduardo Baldomero Almada, Business Administration, Tucson, Ariz.
Brandon Palmer Ansley, Business Administration, Lakemont, Ga.
John G. Atkins, Business Administration, Lugoff, S.C.
Chandler Parrish Atwood, Political Science, Lewisville, N.C.
Benjamin A. Baroody, English, Florence, S.C.
Matthew J. Belcher, German/Political Science, Pensacola, Fla.
Blanca E. Binstock, Computer Science/Mathematics/Spanish, Charleston,
James C. Bise, History, Charleston, S.C.
Christopher Chase Bray, Biology, Greenville, S.C.
Jeremy McLin Burr, Business Administration, Bluffton, S.C.
Michael Ross Cassidy, English, Burton, S.C.
Prakash Chanchana, Mathematics, Washington, D.C.
Jeb Stuart Scott Cleveland, Business Administration, Mount Pleasant,
Randall Stewart Corn Jr., Physical Education, Blythewood, S.C.
Gary Schon Cowart, Political Science, Charleston, S.C.
Dwight David Dempsey, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hilton
Head Island, S.C.
Sean Michael Dennis, Political Science, Ft. Gratiot, Mich.
Thomas Austin Eckles, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Spartanburg,
Stephen James Foland, History, Alliance, Neb.
Phillip M. George, Criminal Justice, Clarks Hill, S.C.
Curt M. Gobely, Biology, Snellville, Ga.
J Shawn Goff, Business Administration, Columbia, S.C.
Sharon K. Hacker, Biology, Tampa, Fla.
Richard Gabriel Hamlin, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Summerville,
William John Hargrove I, Business Administration, Goose Creek, S.C.
Ronald Vaughn Hatt, Computer Science, Goose Creek, S.C.
Benjamin J. Hodgins, Political Science, Bluffton, S.C.
M. Kinon Lecholop, Biology, North Charleston, S.C.
Yong J. Lee, Business Administration, Lawrenceville, Ga.
Jonathan F. Lyman, Psychology, Stone Mountain, Ga.
Eric Myles McQuade, Computer Science, Raleigh, N.C.
Lee Hauter Miller, Mathematics, LeClaire, Iowa
Joseph Paul Moore, Business Administration, Dayton, Ohio
Ryan O'Neal Parker, Biology/English, Orangeburg, S.C.
Jackson B. Pickett, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Charleston,
Anastasiya P. Smertina, Business Administration, North Charleston,
Andrew Donald St. Jean, History, Feeding Hill, Mass.
Andrew Dean Taber, Biology, Greenwood, S.C.
Harry Tashjian, IV, Political Science, West Chester, Pa.
Alexander Walden, Business Administration, Germany
Other inductees included graduate student Jane Dodd
Rucker, M.Ed., Elementary School Counseling; faculty members Thomas
R. Dion, civil and environmental engineering; Winfred B. Moore, Jr.,
history; and Laurence W. Moreland, political science and criminal
Leonard C. Fulghum, Jr., Class of '51 and chairman of
The Citadel Board of Visitors, and Dr. T. W. Graham Solomons, '55,
were initiated as distinguished alumni. Richard W. Rieger, executive
director of The Citadel Foundation, received a Distinguished Service