Jacqueline Pyle, a junior at the University of Kansas Medical Center School of Nursing, was recently accepted into the school's honors program.
Admission to the program is selective, with only five to six students admitted each year. Pyle's class is one of about 130 students.
The KU School of Nursing Honors Program offers enhanced educational opportunities for the most academically talented, promising, and motivated baccalaureate students while providing a foundation for leadership development and articulation into graduate education.
To graduate with departmental honors from the KU School of Nursing the student must maintain an overall grade point average of 3.25 and a nursing grade point average of 3.5, complete all four required courses in the Nursing Honors Program (seven credits), and have his/her oral and written reports of research findings certified by the Certification Committee.
Pyle graduated from Eudora High School in 2005 and plans to graduate from the KU School of Nursing in May 2009. She is the daughter of Joe and Andrea Pyle, Eudora.