BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Area residents were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, according to a press release.

The residents were: Kaitlyn Dinges, Ness City, and Armando Rubio, Dodge City, both initiated at Fort Hays State University; Lauren Gray, Lake City, at Oklahoma State University; and Adam North, Galva, Pamela Simpson, Sterling, Jennifer Sowers, Dodge City, Destiny Lalicker, Ashland, Mason Weber, Ness City, Denna Welch-Haney, Lakin, all initiated at Emporia State University.