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Lafayette County students Jiwon Lee and Olivia Dear named to prestigious honor society at Ole Miss

University of Mississippi junior Jiwon Lee of Oxford and junior Olivia Dear of Oxford were among 176 students inducted into the UM chapter of Phi Kappa Phi in a ceremony at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts.

After graduation in May 2018 with a degree in music, Lee plans to attend graduate school to further study music. Lee serves as the drum major of the University of Mississippi Marching Band, has been on the Chancellor’s Honor List and was a member of the Student Affairs Standing Committee. She is the daughter of Dr. Jongbok and Aeran Moon Lee.

Dear plans to pursue a career in copywriting after graduation in May 2018 with a degree in integrated marketing. Dear was awarded the Omicron Delta Kappa Freshman Leader Award. From 2015 to 2016, she was director of the Freshman Council. In 2017, she served as the Chi Omega New Member Educator. She is the daughter of Amy and Steven Dear of Oxford.