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Huntington University’s Alpha Chi honor society inducts new members

Huntington, Ind. - Huntington University inducted 24 new members into the Indiana Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi during a convocation held Oct. 1. Membership in Alpha Chi is the highest academic honor at Huntington University and represents both a recognition of scholastic achievement and a commitment to promoting academic excellence on and off campus.

The Indiana Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society was established in 1967 and is one of more than 300 chapters. It is active in the regional and national activities of Alpha Chi, winning regional and national scholarships and fellowships, presenting at annual conferences and having members on the National Council. It was named the National Chapter of the Year in 2001. This past year, the Indiana Beta Chapter was selected as a Star Chapter of Alpha Chi. It is one of only four chapters to have received this award every year since its inception in 1996.

The following students were inducted into the Alpha Chi chapter for 2010:

Miles Allen, a junior film production major from Roscoe, Ill.
Shelly Bradbury, a junior journalism major from Houghton, N.Y.
Jonathan Brenneman, a junior history and philosophy double major from St. Marys, Ohio
Luke Brenneman, a junior sociology major from Spencerville, Ohio
Anna Carpenter, a junior nursing major from Grand Rapids, Mich.
Emily Cordes, a senior mathematics education major from Dewitt, Mich.
Tana Denning, a senior piano performance major from Lansing, Mich.
Katie Grace Eder, a junior animation major from Onsted, Mich.
Leanne Gehrke, a junior elementary education major with a special education concentration from Huntington, Ind.
Robert Hindy, a junior computer science major from Fowlerville, Mich.
Sarah Johnson, a junior journalism and English double major from Davenport, Iowa
Lisa Knight, a junior animation major from Tucson, Ariz.
Maresol Leitch, a junior applied exercise science major from Albion, Ind.
Luke Letellier, a junior film production major from Limington, Maine
Trina Lloyd, a junior Bible and religion major from Huntington, Ind.
Julie Manges, a junior psychology and sociology double major from Bremen, Ind.
Lindsey May, a senior elementary education major from Fort Wayne, Ind.Inducted "in absentia."
Haley Neiderhiser, a senior youth ministries major from Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Monica Salvo, a junior social work major from Deerfield, Wis.
Nicole Schanke, a junior biology major from Trenton, Ohio
Brittany Sommers, a senior psychology major from Macedonia, Ohio
Jessica Sullivan, a junior elementary education and family and children's ministries double major from Saranac, Mich.<
Megan Verhasselt, a junior mathematics education major from Bartlett, Ill.
Ellen Wolf, a junior elementary education major from Huntington, Ind.