The Student Knights of St. Patrick have been selected to represent Missouri S&T’s student organizations during the 113th St. Pat’s celebration in Rolla, Missouri.
The students will be knighted during a coronation ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, March 12, online at rol.la/2021Coronation. Honorary Knights and the Queen of Love and Beauty will also be honored during the coronation.
The practice of knighting students every spring can be traced back to the beginning of the 20th century, when Missouri S&T engineering students declared St. Patrick the patron saint of engineers.
The 2021 student Knights of St. Patrick are as follows:
Megan Baris, a junior in civil and architectural engineering from Chesterfield, Missouri, representing Alpha Psi Omega
Tyler Bartholow, a senior in mechanical engineering from Grain Valley, Missouri, representing Sigma Pi
Katie Botonis, a junior in engineering management from Washington, Missouri, representing Delta Omicron Lambda
John Cumiskey, a junior in biological sciences from Wildwood, Missouri, representing Theta Xi
Delaney Durbin, a senior in civil engineering from Greenwood, Missouri, representing Chi Omega
Ben Dyhouse, a senior in civil and architectural engineering from Olathe, Kansas, representing Steel Bridge Design Team
Karl Fahrenholtz, a senior in nuclear engineering from Rolla, Missouri, representing General Delegation of Independents
Zach Fergen, a senior in information science and technology from Smithville, Missouri, representing Delta Tau Delta
Peter Jaegers, a senior in information science and technology from Ballwin, Missouri, representing Sigma Tau Gamma
Adam Koncki, a senior in chemical engineering from Lake Saint Louis, Missouri, representing Pi Kappa Alpha
Brian Lafser, a senior in history from St. Peters, Missouri, representing Alpha Epsilon Pi
Tony Luebbert, a senior in ceramic engineering from St. Louis, representing Delta Sigma Phi
Sierra Madrid, a 2020 alumna in computer science from St. Louis, representing Phi Sigma Rho
Daniel McMurran, a junior in engineering management from St. Charles, Missouri, representing Kappa Sigma
Amber Meyer, a senior in ceramic engineering from Richmond Heights, Missouri, representing Keramos Ceramic Engineering Professional Fraternity
Laura Monks, a senior in engineering management from Houston, representing Lambda Sigma Pi
Cole Phinney, a senior in civil engineering from Washington, Missouri, representing Kappa Alpha Order
Wyatt Pickett, a senior in computer science from Grand Junction, Colorado, representing Triangle Fraternity
Chris Rakers, a senior in metallurgical engineering from St. Louis, representing Beta Sigma Psi
Kelsey Robertson, a senior in computer science from Ozark, Missouri, representing Kappa Delta
Dana Schath, a senior in civil and architectural engineering from Shawnee, Kansas, representing Zeta Tau Alpha
Kayla Shy, a junior in chemical engineering from Pacific, Missouri, representing Greeks Against Sexual Assault
Madeline Skora, a senior in computer science from St. Louis, representing KMNR
Austen Solvie, a senior in computer science and computer engineering from Branson, Missouri, representing Engineers Without Borders
Graysen Smith, a junior in engineering management from Olathe, Kansas, representing Sigma Nu
Benjamin Tolson, a senior in nuclear engineering from Rowlett, Texas, representing Residence Hall Association
John Walkenhorst, a senior in aerospace engineering from Lake Saint Louis, Missouri, representing Tau Kappa Epsilon
Cody Wedemeier, a junior in information science and technology from Troy, Missouri, representing Student Union Board
Ian Williams, a senior in mechanical engineering from Blue Springs, Missouri, representing Lambda Chi Alpha
Joshua Wing, a sophomore in mechanical engineering from St. Joseph, Missouri, representing 4 North
Emily Workman, a senior in mechanical engineering from Rolla, Missouri, representing Omega Sigma.
About Missouri University of Science and Technology
Founded in 1870 as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,600 students and part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 99 different degree programs in 40 areas of study, including engineering, the sciences, business and information technology, education, the humanities, and the liberal arts. Missouri S&T is known globally and is highly ranked for providing a strong return on tuition investment, exceptional career opportunities for graduates, and an emphasis on applied, hands-on learning through student design teams and cooperative education and internship opportunities. Missouri S&T is the top public engineering university of 2021 as ranked by College Factual. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.