Six inducted into Alpha Chi

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DSCF0279By Jyoti Abraham, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology

Six Bacone College students were inducted into the Bacone Lambda chapter of Alpha Chi, a national college honor society, at the April 15 induction ceremony.

Membership in Alpha Chi is limited to no more than 10 percent of the junior, senior, and graduate classes. At Bacone, students must have at least a 3.50 grade point average on 60 hours or more.

The new members are: Ashley Lauer, Business; Amanda Nicholas, Business; Savannah Slape, Criminal Justice; Eric Strocen, Criminal Justice; Caitlin Thomas, Business; Jesse Thomason, Christian Ministry.

Officiating at the initiation were chapter sponsors Dr. Jyoti Abraham and Dr. William Hale. They were assisted by present chapter officers: Danny McBee, President; Tobi Oganla, Vice President; Carrie Moseley, Coordinator and Amber Telemchuk, Treasurer.

The objectives of Alpha Chi are to promote and to recognize superior scholarship and those elements of character which make scholarship effective for service. The society, founded in 1922, has more than 300 chapters. Membership is the highest academic honor on campus.