Students accepted into Huntington University’s honors program

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Nine students have been accepted Huntington University’s honors program. This is the first year for the program.

The honors program is designed to push high-achieving students further in their academic career by studying exceptional authors and ideas throughout history.

“I am looking forward to welcoming this inaugural class of honors students to Huntington University,” said Dr. Todd Martin, professor of English. “I have been working diligently to prepare a program that I hope will be challenging and enriching, and I know that these students are up to the task. In return, I’m counting on these students to set a positive tone for the program, a tone that will resound in the forthcoming years as the program develops.”

The following students have been accepted into the honors program for the fall:

MaKayla Barrantes, a freshman mathematics education major from Greenacres, Fla.

Nicholas Berry, a freshman English writing major from Fort Wayne, Ind.

Nicholas Bond, a freshman biology pre-med major from Fort Wayne, Ind.

Hosanna Burr, a junior mathematics education major from Columbia, Mo.

Adrienne Funderburg, a freshman biology education major Demotte, Ind.

Isaiah Gerber, a sophomore English writing major from Ossian, Ind.

Olivia Knispel, a junior biology pre-med major from Churubusco, Ind.

Nicole Manges, a freshman English literature major from Greenville, Ohio

Meghan Martin, a freshman chemistry pre-med major from Huntington, Ind.

Students that were not accepted are still encouraged to participate in the readings and lectures. The program will continue to grow to accommodate the needs of the students.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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