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Cumberlands Kappa Mu Epsilon Chapter Inducts Six New Members


New Inductees Include: Row 1: Bethany Bargo, Xiaohang Zhou, and Terra Baker. Row 2: Samuel Huntley, Sheena Jackson, and Adam Green. Photo by Jonathan Ramey

Williamsburg, Ky. - The Kentucky Beta Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a national mathematics honor society, was founded in 1993 at University of the Cumberlands (UC) and was only the second such chapter in Kentucky.

To be eligible to be a member of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a student must have completed 3 semesters, must be in the top 35% of their college class, must have completed 3 college-level math courses including at least one semester of calculus, and must have an average of B or higher in all math courses.

On February 24, 2012, the Kentucky Beta Chapter initiated six new members at its annual banquet at the Cumberland Inn. Nicole Braden (Powell, TN), Chapter President, presided. New members were:

Terra Lynn Baker (London, KY)

Bethany Katelyn Bargo (Barbourville, KY)

Thomas Adam Green (Annville, KY)

Samuel Roswell Huntley (Littleton, CO)

Sheena Michelle Jackson (Manchester, KY)

Xiaohang “Sharon” Zhou (Nicholasville, KY)

For the 2012-2013 school year, the Kentucky Beta Chapter elected Deron Higgins (Corbin, KY) as president, Joanah Renner (Cincinnati, OH) as vice president, Bethany Bargo (Barbourville, KY) as secretary, and Sheena Jackson (Manchester, KY) as treasurer. Dr. John Hymo serves as chapter sponsor and Dr. Jonathan Ramey serves as corresponding secretary.

Other current student members are: Megan Barrowman Brown, Emily Campbell (London, KY), Jacob Carpenter (Williamsburg, KY), Anthony DeRocchis (Williamsburg, KY), Sarah Kamalian, Natalia McClellan (Williamsburg, KY), Cedric Muteshi (Kenya), Jerrid Neeley (Annville, KY), Amy Roberts (Winchester, KY), and Michelle Weber (Louisville, KY).

Located in Williamsburg, KY, University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of student; nine pre-professional programs; seven graduate degrees, including a doctorate and six master's degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.