Students inducted, honored in health and human performance honor society

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SEWARD, NEB. (10/26/2017) The Concordia University, Nebraska, health and human performances honor society, Phi Epsilon Kappa (PEK), inducted five students on Oct. 22, 2017.

New inductees into Phi Epsilon Kappa include (alphabetical order by state, city, last name):

Walker Fisher Fitness Studies Lincoln, Neb.

Emily Hayes Community Health Superior, Neb.

Samantha Liermann Recreation and Sport Studies Wisner, Neb.

Austin Reese Secondary Education Melissa, Texas

Megan Vieselmeyer Exercise Science Holyoke, Colo.

Emily Hayes and Samantha Liermann were also recognized as Phi Epsilon Kappa Scholars, having achieved senior status and a minimum GPA of 3.75.

"These new inductees have demonstrated academic excellence, service to the department and Concordia community, involvement in extracurricular activities and commitment to a healthy lifestyle, and we are proud to induct them into Phi Epsilon Kappa this year," said Patti Jensen, assistant professor of Health and Human Performance and PEK Advisor.

Phi Epsilon Kappa Fraternity is a national professional fraternity for persons engaged in or pursuing careers in physical education, health, recreation, dance, human performance, exercise science, sports medicine and sports management.

According to, "PEK offers students the opportunity to connect now and throughout their professional careers with like-minded individuals who share their passion for health and human performance. Those connections include opportunities to connect to, and participate in, current research in the field of health and human performance and to work with the professionals conducting it."