Students inducted in health and human performance honor society

Published by Concordia University, Nebraska 5 years ago on Thu, Oct 26, 2017 10:01 AM
Concordia inducted five students into the health and human performances honor society (pictured l-r: Walker Fisher, Megan Vieselmeyer, Samantha Liermann and Emily Hayes. Not pictured, Austin Reese).

Concordia's health and human performances honor society, Phi Epsilon Kappa (PEK), inducted five students on Oct. 22, 2017. 

“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.

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.

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.”