Pictured left-to-right are Christine Jean Sobek (ФВК, Purdue University, 1976), Jean Stamy Sobek (ФВК, University of Iowa, 1946), Joseph Kenton “Kenny” Sobek (ФВК, Xavier University, 2014), and Amelia Sobek Anderson (ФВК, Indiana University, 2016). Education remains a priority for the Sobeks. Christine Sobek earned an MA from Michigan State University (1978), and an EdD from Northern Illinois University (1996) and has served as President of Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois since 2001. Kenny Sobek earned an MPIA from the University of Pittsburgh (2016), and is currently employed in Washington, DC. Amelia Anderson plans to attend medical school. Grandma Jean is very proud of her daughter, granddaughter, and grandson!
Christina Schwartz (ФВК, University of Chicago, 2011), Shigeyo Jane Nakamura (ФВК, University of California, Berkeley, 1948), and Mary Nakamura (ФВК, Swarthmore College, 1981). Not one of them, however, stopped at Phi Beta Kappa! Christina Schwartz has earned two MAs, from the University of Chicago (2011) and the University of California, Berkeley (2014); she is currently pursing her PhD at Berkeley. Shigeyo Jane Nakamura also has an MA from the University of California, Berkeley (1949) and an MD from Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania (1953). Mary Nakamura took up the family tradition in medicine and went on to earn her MD from Yale University (1986).
Three generations of Phi Beta Kappa! Mary Ellen Click Jenkins, M.D. (ΦBK, University Arkansas, 1955), John Keith Jenkins, M.D. (ΦBK, Vanderbilt, 1982), and John Kyle Jenkins (ΦBK, Rhodes College, 2015).