CONTACT: C. LINDON LARSON
283 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-9569; fax (319) 335-8034
Local UI student named to honorary dental fraternity
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- (Name), a fourth-year student at the University of
Iowa College of Dentistry from (hometown), is one of eight UI dental students
elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), a national dental fraternity.
(Last name) is the (son/daughter) of (parents' names). (He/she) will
be honored at the annual OKU recognition dinner June 4 in Iowa City.
Only 12 percent of each year's graduating class is elected to OKU. Selection
is based on outstanding scholarship, exemplary character, and potential
for professional growth and development. Students are chosen by faculty
who are also OKU members.
OKU was founded in 1914, and its Mu Chapter was chartered at the UI
in 1923. The three Greek letters represent teeth, health and conservation.
EDITORS: Receipt of this news release indicates that a student from
your area has received the honor described above. Students' and parents'
names are listed below by hometown.
| Dallas Center
|| Ryan J. Haldeman, son of Gale and Gloria Haldeman|
|| Gary David Matt, son of Betty and Leo Matt|
|| Tracey Ruth Ray, daughter of Darlene Hanes and Jerry Ray|
|| Kyle David Gagliardo, son of Marietta and Norman Gagliardo|
| Idaho Falls
|| V. Lyle Beck, son Carole and Vernon Beck|
|| David Earl Wilson, son of Dr. William Wilson|
|| Jason Lee Schmit, son of Gary and Karen Schmit|
| Cedar City
|| Jason J. Horgesheimer, son of Dr. Jerry and Nicia Horgeshemier|