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April 06, 2011
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon Students Selected for Omicron Delta Kappa Honorary

Montgomery, Ala.—Fifteen Huntingdon College students have been elected to the College's chapter of the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa.  ODK recognizes and encourages achievement in scholarship, athletics, campus or community service, social and religious activities, campus government, journalism, speech, mass media, and creative and performing arts.  The organization states "five indispensable qualifications" for membership: exemplary character, responsible leadership and service in campus or community life, superior scholarship, genuine fellowship, and consecration to democratic ideals.

The honor society's newest members are:

  • Russ Barnwell, Class of 2013, a political science and English major from Jacksonville, Alabama
  • Jake Bechert, Class of 2013, an accounting and business administration major from Union Grove, Alabama
  • Courtney Bunce, Class of 2011, a psychology and religion major from Pike Road, Alabama
  • Hannah Correia, Class of 2011, a mathematics and biology major from Deatsville, Alabama
  • Rebekah Correia, Class of 2012, a biology and psychology major from Deatsville, Alabama
  • Louis Hines, Class of 2013, a physical education major from Gulf Breeze, Florida
  • Colby Leonard, Class of 2012, a religion major from Coker, Alabama
  • Kelsey Loftin, Class of 2011, an English major from Dothan, Alabama
  • Erin Ofe, Class of 2012, an English major from Montgomery, Alabama
  • Nichole Peacock, Class of 2011, an English major from Mount Meigs, Alabama
  • McDowell Pinckard, Class of 2012, an accounting major from Dothan, Alabama
  • Allyn Powell, Class of 2012, an English major from Andalusia, Alabama
  • Candice Ruston, Class of 2011, a chemistry major from Columbiana, Alabama
  • Christian Vick, Class of 2012, a cell biology major from Sylacauga, Alabama
  • Allison Vuyovich, Class of 2012, a religion major from Andalusia, Alabama

The Huntingdon College Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa was formed April 18, 1989.  The student president is Jon Powers, Class of 2011, an accounting major from Lillian, Alabama.  The faculty secretary is Dr. Frank Buckner, professor of religion, and faculty adviser is Dr. Erastus C. Dudley, assistant vice president for academic affairs. There are more than 300 ODK collegiate circles in the United States.

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. A coeducational liberal arts college, Huntingdon's motto is "Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service."

For more information, contact the Huntingdon College Office of Communications at (334) 833-4515.


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

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