All-AKPsi Academic Team

The foundation’s All-AKPsi Academic Team recognizes students who maintain excellence in academic standing while also making positive contributions to their campus and community.

Identifying Top Scholars

Team members have junior or senior full-time student status and a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)*. The selection process measures an applicant’s ability to balance the following attributes:

  • Pursuit of a degree
  • Development of leadership skills
  • Interactive extracurricular participation,
  • Sense of social responsibility

From among the successful applicants, two or more outstanding individuals are selected as the Top Scholar Award recipients and are recognized with educational grants.

*UK students have a percentage mark average of 65% or above

Application Deadline is December 1,2017.

Note: Anyone who completes the application process and meets the criteria will automatically be named to the team.

2016-17 Academic Team Roster

Colored Red Denotes Team Captain

Austin Peay - Drake

LaTinja “Tina” Day, Austin Peay ’16
Allie Perry, Austin Peay ’16
Jereka Rogers, Austin Peay ’15
Michelle Chan, Baruch College ’15
Blake Dagenais, Central Michigan ’13*
Analisa Guido, Central Michigan ’15
Micah Ward, Central Michigan ’14*
Audrey Weber, Central Michigan ’14*
Bryan Waterhouse, Chicago ’14
Michenna Conway, Cornell ’14
Paulina Kang, Cornell ’15*
Alexander LaViolette, Cornell ’14*
Sara Levine, Cornell ’14
Alexa Paley, Cornell ’15
Abhinav Parakh, Cornell ’14*
Andrea Quartner, Cornell ’15
Jeremy Quartner, Cornell ’14
Angela Zhang, Cornell ’15
Shayla Carey, Drake ’14
Jamie Zaine, Drake ’14*
Sonya Borgman, Eastern Washington ’15*
Cassidy Doohan, Eastern Washington ’14-Life
Jessica Walker, Eastern Washington ’16


* = also a member of the 2015-16 team

Eastern Washington - Iowa

Emily Brandtf, Fort Hays State ’15
Anna Hand, Fort Hays State ’15
Reagan Quick, Fort Hays State ’15
Adam Schibi, Fort Hays State ’14
Conner Michael, Gonzaga ’13
Varidhi Kejriwal, HKUST ’15
Gretchen Gamrat, Hofstra ’15
Kevin Doherty, Illinois – Urbana – Champaign ’13*
Brooke Heidewald, Illinois – Urbana – Champaign ’15*
Erin Morgan, Illinois – Urbana – Champaign ’14*
Kylee Schafroth, Illinois – Urbana – Champaign ’14
Clare Shannon, Illinois – Urbana – Champaign ’15
Madeline Siambekos, Illinois – Urbana – Champaign ’13*
Jesse Wilson, Illinois – Urbana – Champaign ’16
Agnieszka Kowalski, Illinois State ’14*
Emily Ayres, Iowa ’15*
Andrew Bolero, Iowa ’15
Kara Ketterhagen, Iowa ’14
Erin Neuwohner, Iowa ’15
Ying Chen, Kansas ’16
Alex Ogan, Kansas ’14
Aniket Agarwal, Manchester ’16
Moiz Ali, Manchester ’16
Jeanmiguel Uva, Manchester ’15
Lily Zhong, Manchester ’16


* = also a member of the 2015-16 team

Missouri

Lauren Alexander, Missouri ’14*
Dylan Demkowicz, Missouri ’15
Jessica DeMunbrun, Missouri ’15
Keegan Emmendorfer, Missouri ’15
Casey Frost, Missouri ’16
Shruti Gulati, Missouri ’15*
Carolyn Heger, Missouri ’13*
Ashley Holland, Missouri ’15
Haydn Lock, Missouri ’15
Katelyn Mayer, Missouri ’15
Sean Moore, Missouri ’16
Delaney Pummill, Missouri ’16
Kristen Rector, Missouri ’15
Michaela Reinagel, Missouri ’16
Timothy Riordan, Missouri ’15
Shelby Santoro, Missouri ’16
Austin Schlager, Missouri ’15
Zachary Smith, Missouri ’15
Tanner Stitzer, Missouri ’13*
Elizabeth Triplett, Missouri ’15
Jessica Van Eschen, Missouri ’15
Alexandra Witt, Missouri ’15


* = also a member of the 2015-16 team

Monmouth - Pittsburgh

Jennifer Hallam, Monmouth ’15
Keith Lee, Monmouth ’15
Brenna Sermarini, Monmouth ’16
William Huang, Northeastern ’14
Rachael Mayrose, Northeastern ’16
Ross Chu, Northwestern ’14
Sangari Nadarajan, Oregon ’15
Dustin Valdez, Oregon ’15
Alicia De Leon Mendoza, Oregon State ’15*
Stephanie Krautscheid, Oregon State ’14*
Sara Winick-Brown, Oregon State ’14*
Julianne Goodman, Pennsylvania ’15
Ellen Naruse, Pennsylvania ’15
Joseph Robillard, Pennsylvania ’15
Michael Zhou, Pennsylvania ’16
Phillip Anderson, Pittsburgh ’15
Kara Dockman, Pittsburgh ’15
Rachael Hoge, Pittsburgh ’14


* = also a member of the 2015-16 team

Queen Mary - Stetson

Klara Klarowicz, Queen Mary University of London ’15
Richard King, Ramapo College ’16
Trisha Gugale, Rutgers ’15
Ronak Parikh, Rutgers ’15
Zackery Seibert, Rutgers ’15
Melissa Ballinger, Sacred Heart University ’15
Shannon Smith, Sacred Heart University ’15*
Christina Creamer, Santa Clara ’15
Eoin Lyons, Santa Clara ’16
Natalie Neumann, Santa Clara ’13*
Eric Wang, Santa Clara ’15*
Jenna Neiderer, Shippensburg ’15
Alexander Wilson, Shippensburg ’16
Kyle Hoeing, Southern Indiana ’13-Life
Donald McGuire, Southern Indiana ’13
Briana Alvoid-Preston, Stetson ’13
Christine Chase, Stetson ’15
Eilidh Watson, Stetson ’16


* = also a member of the 2015-16 team

Monmouth - Pittsburgh

Zaynah Anderson, Syracuse ’15
Wendy Chen, Syracuse ’16
Gabriana Filice, Syracuse ’16
Bamidele Idowu, Syracuse ’14*
Evanna Ojeda, Syracuse ’15
Yunzhi Zhang, Syracuse ’16
Zhiyan Zhong, Syracuse ’16
Natalie Gaynier, Toledo ’14*
Himabindu Katrapati, Toledo ’15
Chuck Paiusi, University of Manchester ’16
Kamaljit Gill, University of Pennsylvania ’14
Tyler Friedman, Washington (St. Louis) ’14
Shawdon Zadeh, Washington (St. Louis) ’15
Sheri Hill, Washington State ’16
Kendra Morscheck, Washington State ’14
Lindsay Schilperoort, Washington State ’16
Kathryn Whitten, Washington State ’15
Cosmin Dordea, Wayne State University ’16

* = also a member of the 2015-16 team

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