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April 20, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon Students Inducted into Alpha Beta and Tri-Sigma Honoraries

Montgomery, Ala.—During the Huntingdon College Founders Day Convocation held earlier this month, exemplary junior and senior students were inducted into the College honoraries Alpha Beta and Sigma Sigma Sigma.

Alpha Beta

The Huntingdon honorary Alpha Beta, created by the faculty in 1950, recognizes members of the junior and senior classes for their outstanding academic achievement. Membership is limited to ten percent of the seniors and requires a minimum 3.5 grade point average. Five percent of the juniors with a minimum 3.75 grade point average may be selected as well.

Seniors Elected as Juniors, Spring 2009

  • Gregory Shane Corley (History; Brantley, Ala.)
  • Ashley Elizabeth Cromer (History; New Market, Ala.)
  • Sarah Marie Frampton (Biochemistry; Newberry, Fla.)
  • Christian Alan Harmon (Cell Biology; Huntsville, Ala.)
  • Steven Brock Laye (Biology; Elkmont, Ala.)
  • Maegan Ashley McCollum (Political Science/English; Eldridge, Ala.)
  • Mark Allen McLemore (Music; Montgomery, Ala.)
  • Riley Elaine Prescott (Psychology; Columbus, Ga.)

Juniors and Non-graduating Seniors Elected Spring 2010

  • Claire Elexandria Bridges, Class of 2011 (Human Performance; Montgomery, Ala.)
  • Leigh Ann Everette, Class of 2011 (Elementary Education, Atmore, Ala.)
  • Hannah Elizabeth Glover, Class of 2011 (Biochemistry/Cell Biology; Montgomery, Ala.)
  • Derval Ezekiel Hutchinson, Class of 2011 (Biology; Montgomery, Ala.)
  • Ella Jeanette Johnson, Class of 2012 (English; Prattville, Ala.)
  • David Coleman Muzio, Class of 2011 (Political Science/History; Millbrook, Ala.)
  • Angela Christine Whiten, Class of 2011 (Biochemistry; Trussville, Ala.)

Seniors Elected Spring 2010

  • Kayla Elizabeth Bratcher (Biochemistry/Cell Biology, Ashford, Ala.)
  • Benjamin Garrett Cheney (History, Dothan, Ala.)
  • Candace Jenae Goudy (History, Birmingham, Ala.)
  • Kenton L. Hagan (Biochemistry/Biology; Opelika, Ala.)
  • Evelyn Grace Hanning (Psychology/Biology; Montgomery, Ala.)
  • Terry Alan Lynn Jr. (Cell Biology; Tallassee, Ala.)
  • James Heath Miller (Biology; Guntersville, Ala.)
  • Christine Kelly Reynolds (Accounting; Montgomery, Ala.)
  • Justin Blake Ridgeway (History; Frisco City, Ala.)
  • Julie Kathleen Wahl (Biochemistry; Lebanon, Mo.)
  • Shawn Washington (English; Newbern, Ala.)
  • Sarah Elizabeth Ward (History; Montgomery, Ala.)

Sigma Sigma Sigma

Sigma Sigma Sigma, created by the Huntingdon faculty in 1925, is an honor society for seniors. The basis of selection for Tri-Sigma is high attainment in scholarship, spirit, and service. Service is established by a record of responsible and active participation in student activities. Spirit refers to loyalty, goodwill, and wholesome influence, and is measured by evaluations made by active student members of the society, the faculty, and the administration of the College. The criteria is applied in order to recognize students whose campus life, positive influence, and scholarly achievement are especially notable. A combination of their rankings in the areas of spirit, service, and scholarship places Tri-Sigma students in the top 15 percent of all candidates for graduation.

  • Kayla Elizabeth Bratcher (above, Ashford)
  • Benjamin Garrett Cheney (above, Dothan)
  • Lee Hall Copeland (History; Montgomery, Ala.)
  • Hannah Lee Dickinson (Chemistry; Sylacauga, Ala.)
  • Kyle Jordan Eller (Cell Biology/Mathematics; Niceville, Fla.)
  • Mavis LeighAnn Floyd (Cell Biology; Tallassee, Ala.)
  • Kelly Lynn Frazier (Cell Biology; Dothan, Ala.)
  • Kenton L. Hagan (above, Opelika)
  • Christian Alan Harmon (above, Huntsville)
  • Steven Brock Laye (above, Elkmont)
  • Benjamin Green Marsella (Biochemistry; Dothan, Ala.)
  • Maegan Ashley McCollum (above, Eldridge)
  • James Heath Miller (above, Guntersville)
  • Anna Lee Perry (Theater Studies; Montgomery, Ala.)
  • Riley Elaine Prescott (above, Columbus, Ga.)
  • Justin Blake Ridgeway (History; Frisco City, Ala.)
  • Sarah Elizabeth Ward (above, Montgomery)

Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2010 in the traditional day program will be held Saturday, May 8, at 9:00 a.m. on the College Green. Members of Alpha Beta will wear white tassels on their caps at commencement. Members of Sigma Sigma Sigma will wear honor cords in the school colors, scarlet and pearl grey.

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 is “Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service.”

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Su Ofe
Associate Vice President for Communications and Marketing
1500 East Fairview Avenue • Montgomery, Alabama 36106
Office: (334) 833-4515 • Cell: (334) 324-6591

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Su Ofe
Associate Vice President for
Communications and Marketing
Office: (334) 833-4515
Cell: (334) 324-6591


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