Huntingdon News

February 12, 2013
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Students inducted into teacher education honor society

KDE Honorees Spring 2013 Montgomery, Ala.—The Huntingdon College Teacher Education program inducted five students into the teacher education honor society Kappa Delta Epsilon in January.  Kappa Delta Epsilon is an honorary professional education fraternity dedicated to promoting the cause of education by fostering a spirit of fellowship, high standards of scholastic attainment, and professional ideals among its members.  Huntingdon's five newest honorees are: 

  • Christopher Blight, Class of 2013, a Physical Education major from the United Kingdom completing his teaching internship with Trinity Presbyterian School in Montgomery 
  • Mary Gasson, Class of 2014, a Music Education major from Clanton, Alabama 
  • Cameron Lewis, Class of 2014, a Physical Education major from McDonough, Georgia 
  • Arlyn Williams, Class of 2014, an Elementary/Collaborative Special Education major from McDonough, Georgia 
  • Lanning Williams, Class of 2013, an Elementary Education major from Montgomery, Alabama 

The Huntingdon Teacher Education program offers a major in Elementary/Collaborative Special Education (K–6) and supports teacher certification at the P–12 levels for Music and Physical Education majors and at the 6–12 levels for students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, English, History, and Mathematics.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. The College motto, "Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service," is inscribed in stone above the front door of John Jefferson Flowers Hall.  Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S. News and World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon has for two years been recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Washington Monthly, which ranks colleges on the basis of their contributions to the public good, places Huntingdon in the top 20% of 352 baccalaureate colleges.  

Pictured left-to-right: Chris Blight, Mary Gasson, Cameron Lewis, Arlyn Williams, Lanning Williams

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