Indiana Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi inducts 20 new members

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2002-09-22

Huntington, Ind.— Huntington College recently welcomed 20 new members into the Indiana Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi. Students were recognized during the Huntington College convocation chapel on September 13, 2002, for their superior academics and exceptional character demonstrated in extracurricular activities and service.

“Membership in Alpha Chi is the highest academic honor at Huntington College and represents a recognition of scholastic achievement and a commitment to promoting academic excellence on and off campus,” said Dr. Paul E. Michelson, Distinguished Professor of History and chapter sponsor for Alpha Chi on Huntington College’s campus. “The national motto of Alpha Chi is the same as that of Huntington College: ‘You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.’”

This year’s inductees include:

Erin Abbey, a senior Educational Ministries major from Millbury, Ohio

Matthew David Bruce, a junior Psychology major from Fort Wayne, Ind.

Christopher A. Buehrer, a junior Elementary Education major from Archbold, Ohio

Stephanie N. Dickerson, a senior Elementary Education major from Rossville, Ind.

Andrea J. Dunbar, a senior Psychology major from Montague, Mich.

Jeffrey D. Fought, a junior Business Management major from Lagrange, Ind.

Victoria Hall, a junior Chemistry major from Grand Rapids, Mich.

Amber Hirschy, a junior Business Management major from Huntington, Ind.

Anne Renee Jacquay, a junior Elementary Education major from Auburn, Ind.

Holly M. Keiper, a junior Music Education major from Mansfield, Ohio

Sarah J. Kennedy, a senior Business Accounting major from Huntington, Ind.

Katherine Jeannette Lloyd, a senior Sociology major from Bryan, Ohio

Joni R. Michaud, a junior History major from Clarksville, Mich.

Claire A. Pontius, a junior English Education major from Bloomington, Ind.

Matt Purdy, a junior Business major from North Manchester, Ind.

Elizabeth R. Rayle, a junior Math major from Auburn, Ind.

Nathan E. Reusser, a senior Business Economics major from Lansing, Mich.

Beth Ann Schindle, a junior English major from Greencastle, Pa.

Kyle D. Shoemaker, a junior Elementary Education major from Westfield, Ind.

Amanda H. Weir, a junior English Education major from Comstock Park, Mich.

Alpha Chi is a national honor society for undergraduate juniors and seniors in all academic disciplines. In 1997, it celebrated 75 years of activity at its Philadelphia national convention. Its objectives are the stimulation, development, and recognition of scholarship and those elements of scholarship that make scholarship effective for good.

The Indiana Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society was established in 1967. At the 2002 Alpha Chi Regional Convention on March, 22-23, 2002, the Indiana Beta Chapter was recognized for winning the 2001 National Alpha Chi President's Cup as the Outstanding Chapter of Alpha Chi and received a sixth-consecutive Star Chapter award.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.

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