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May 15, 2013
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Huntingdon College
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Huntingdon academic honor societies induct new members

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College academic honor societies for religion, education, English, business,  biology, psychology, and communication studies announced their newest inductees during the College's Awards Day Convocation last month.  Huntingdon offers 15 honor societies that recognize academic achievement and leadership. 

Beta Beta Beta, the national honorary biological fraternity, installed the Beta Nu chapter at Huntingdon College in 1946.  The fraternity's membership consists of juniors and seniors who have an active interest in biology and have completed at least three semester courses in the biological sciences.  This honor society for biology students encourages undergraduate research.  The newest inductees are:

Arielle Barraca, Greenwood, S.C.
W. Blake Bosch, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Allyson Brislinger, Chesnee, S.C.
Tyler Creamer, Killen, Ala.
William Davis, Niceville, Fla.
 Dexter Dean, Clanton, Ala.
Matthew McGee, Millbrook, Ala.
Sandra Pattison, Shalimar, Fla.
Mallorie Richardson, Rainbow City, Ala.
Kali Sands, Palm City, Fla.
Taylor Trenier, Mobile, Ala.
Carly Williamson, Memphis, Tenn.

Kappa Delta Epsilon, an honorary educational fraternity, fosters a spirit of fellowship, high standards of scholastic attainment, and professional ideals among those who preparing for teaching professions.  Huntingdon's newest members are:
Katelyn Elizabeth Atkins, Elmore, Ala.
Abby Nicole Brown, Haleyville, Ala.
Kayla Jane Causby, Prattville, Ala.
Jamicia Croskery, Montgomery, Ala.
William Benton Dake, Auburn, Ala
Tristiana K. Mays, Montgomery, Ala.
Hunter Alan Mims, Clanton, Ala.
Emily Ann Minor, Montgomery, Ala.

Lambda Pi Eta
, the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association, has more than 400 active chapters worldwide.  The newest Huntingdon members are:
Hope Eakins, King George, Va.
Kate Garrigan, Tallahassee, Fla.
Grant Hayes, Birmingham, Ala
Mary Cam Raybon, Montgomery, Ala.
Jenna Rimensnyder, Pinellas Park, Fla.
Jason Varney, Milton, Fla.

Psi Chi
, the national honor society for psychology, was founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology.  Those inducted are psychology majors who meet desired academic qualifications.  Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS).  The latest Huntingdon inductees are:
Mary Kathryn Dismuke, Montgomery, Ala.
Devin Douglas, Calera, Ala.
Hope Eakins, King George, Va.
Kaela Grady, Columbia, S.C.
Bailee Ikner, Semmes, Ala.
Tori Jackson, Prattville, Ala.
Holly Ostrander, Clearwater, Fla.
Kathleen Penney, Madison, Ala.

Sigma Beta Delta
, a national honor society for students of business, management, and administration, inducts members who rank in the top 20 percent of the junior or senior class and who receive faculty recommendations.  The newest Huntingdon inductees are:
Andreas Borschel, Giessen, Germany
Craig Brown, Milton, Fla.

Wesley Guy, Sylacauga, Ala.
Jarett Hall, Northport, Ala.
Michelle Gonzalez, Niceville, Fla.

Sigma Tau Delta's
central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies.  Sigma Tau Delta also recognizes the accomplishments of professional writers who have contributed to the fields of language and literature.  Huntingdon's newest members are:
Paige Crumbley, Montgomery, Ala.
Brandy Freeman, Alexandria, Va.
Andreanna Huffman, Montgomery, Ala.
Diane Humphreys, College Park, Ga.
Matthew McGee, Millbrook, Ala.
Cheyenne Young, Enterprise, Ala.

Theta Alpha Kappa
is the only national honor society serving the needs of those who are involved in the study of religion and/or theology at both the baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate levels of higher education.  Honoring excellence in these fields is the society's primary purpose.  The newest Huntingdon inductees are:
Macon Armistead, Hartselle, Ala.
Thomas Betts, Tuskegee, Ala.
Haley Dickson, Helena, Ala.
Sarah Jones, Enterprise, Ala.
Heather Kelly, Deatsville, Ala.
Wesley Smithart, Union Springs, Ala.
Harden Spencer, Montgomery, Ala.
Micah Wright, Madison, Ala.
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 three 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 contribution to the public good, places Huntingdon in the top 20% of 352 Baccalaureate colleges. 



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