Thirteen Forester athletes were recently inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma, the national honor society that gives recognition to college students who excel in both academics and athletics.
Chi Alpha Sigma is a nonprofit organization established to recognize college student athletes who earn a varsity letter in at least one sport while maintaining a 3.4 or higher cumulative grade point average throughout their junior and senior years.
Huntington College students inducted on April 17, 2005 included:
Joy Bamford, a junior psychology major and soccer team member from Cape Elizabeth, Maine (Greater Portland Christian)
Betsey Bean, a junior exercise science major and basketball team member from Olivet, Mich. (Olivet High School)
Jeremy Burkett, a junior chemistry major and track and field team member from Huntington, Ind. (Huntington North High School)
Brandon Curtis, a junior business economics and finance major and tennis team member from Plymouth, Ind. (Plymouth High School)
Ellen Eberling, a junior elementary educationmajor and softball team member from South Holland, Ill. (Illliana Christian High School)
Ashley Gonterman, a junior physical education major from Roanoke, Ind. (Homestead High School)
Jamie Grogg, a senior exercise science major and basketball team member from Huntington, Ind. (Huntington North High School)
Daniel Knuth, a junior elementary education major and golf team member from Berne, Ind. (South Adams High School)
Wesley Knuth, a junior elementary education major and golf team member from Berne, Ind. (South Adams High School)
Jessah Martin, a senior sociology major and basketball team member from Roanoke, Ind. (Bishop Luers High School)
Andrew Porterfield, a junior computer science major and golf team member from Marion, Ind. (Eastbrook High School)
Chad Pryor, a junior business management major and soccer team member from Sheridan, Ind. (Sheridan High School)
Christine Shook, a junior not-for-profit business major and soccer/track and field team member from Franklin, Ind. (Franklin Community High School)
The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past eight years, Huntington has produced 52 NAIA All-American honors and 102 NAIA All-American Scholar Athlete honors.
Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. Following a decade of growth and development, Huntington College will become Huntington University in mid-2005. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best Midwestern colleges. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. Huntington is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.