Eighteen Huntington University students were inducted into the Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society on October 26, 2018. This is the highest academic honor that students can achieve on campus.
The following students were inducted into the Alpha Chi chapter for 2018:
- Alana Bates, a senior animation, international and development studies, and history triple major from Toledo, Ohio.
- Alaina Bayles, a junior occupational therapy assistant major from Indianapolis, Indiana.
- Mary Devore, a junior film production major from Elkhart, Indiana.
- Nicole Flickinger, a sophomore biology pre-med major from Elkhart, Indiana.
- Elizabeth Coyne, a junior occupational therapy assistant from Bluffton, Indiana.
- Matea Knispel, a senior biology pre-med major from Fort Wayne, Indiana.
- Ellie Lawson, a junior history major from Huntington, Indiana.
- Michael Lehman, a sophomore journalism major from Fort Wayne, Indiana.
- Giovanni Martinez, a senior economics/finance and accounting double major from Puebla, Mexico.
- Abigail Matovich, a junior occupational therapy assistant from Chicago, Illinois.
- Derek Nichols, a senior education elementary/middle math and elementary and special education double major from Abington, Pennsylvania.
- Bailey O’Dell, a junior occupational therapy assistant major from Goshen, Indiana.
- Daniel Perry, a senior Biblical studies, Christian ministries, and youth ministries triple major from Van Wert, Ohio.
- Danielle Reust, a sophomore nursing major from Columbia City, Indiana.
- Sommer Rose Vadeboncoeur, a sophomore customized academic program from Sarasota, Florida.
- SangJin Woo, a junior psychology and religious studies double major from Seoul, South Korea.
- Brody Worl, a junior exercise and movement science major from Kokomo, Indiana.
- Trent Yentes, a sophomore history education major from Richmond, Indiana.
The Indiana Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society was established in 1967 and is one of more than 300 chapters in Alpha Chi. It is active in the regional and national activities of Alpha Chi and was named the National Chapter of the Year in 2001 and 2015. In 2016, for the 21st consecutive year, the Indiana Beta Chapter also was selected as a Star Chapter of Alpha Chi. It is one of four chapters to have received this award every year since its inception in 1996. Huntington University Alpha Chi members present papers at Alpha Chi’s national conventions and frequently win regional and national scholarships.