A total of 74 students accepted the invitation to join Alpha Chi during an induction ceremony held Oct. 25 at Missouri Southern. alpha chi logo

The induction ceremony included welcome remarks and an introduction by Dr. Wendy McGrane, assistant vice president for academic affairs, and an address by Dr. Paula Carson, provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Faculty members taking part in the ceremony included Dr. Wendy McGrane and Dr. Michael Garoutte, chapter sponsors; Dr. James E. Lile, assistant sponsor; and Mrs. Kelly E. Wilson and Dr. Richard Miller, ex officio.

The coeducational society promotes and honors academic excellence and exemplary character among college a nd university students. Its name derives from the initial letters of the Greek words Aletheia, meaning truth, and Xarakter, meaning character.

To be eligible for the organization, juniors or seniors must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.7 or above. Each inductee receives a recognition pin and a membership certificate.

Alpha Chi has existed since 1922 and has been affiliated with the Association of College Honor Societies since 1955.

Alpha Chi Inductees
October 25, 2015
Missouri Southern State University

ARKANSAS
Gentry
Heidi Migliori

KANSAS
Baxter Springs
Kaitlyn Schwabenlander

Farlington
Emma Gilion

Fort Scott
Zadok Self

Independence
Macy Blankenship

LaCygne

Ashley Abeyta

Riverton
Danae Randol

KENTUCKY
Elizabethtown

Tamara Harp

MISSOURI
Adrian
Cassidy Chastain

Alba
Brittany Larery Lane

Anderson
Carlene Nichols

Blue Springs
Courtney Paxton

Carl Junction
Rachel Nutt

Carthage
Lindsey Conner
Rachel Gonzalez
Jacqueline Lopez
Stacy Smith

Cassville
Jessica Ball
Alicia Heston
Angela Heston

Diamond
Melina Bandy
Adam Spencer

Garden City
Amy King

Golden City
Cinnamon Feezell

Joplin
Morgan August
Evan Bass
Andrew Buckner
Coby Clark
Kimberly Dodson
Sadie Flood
Blair Freed
Benjamin Grant
Caleb House
Rokey Jammeh
Allison Kean
Ashleigh Long
Samantha Mahurin
John Nguyen
(Abijah) Blake Overman
Tori Page
George Richardson
Rhiannon Risesenmy
Olivia Ross
Jessica Sangale
Kaylin Schatzer
Joy Shephard
Cori Smith
Dana Stiles
Garrett Ward
Madison Willey (Vice)

Monett
Emily Brewer

Mountain Grove
Tatum Flint

Neosho
Forrest Bunter
Emily Hoover
Asia Mahan
Rose Peacock
Mattison Reed

Nevada
Cory Kerbs

Oronogo
Megan Dotson

Pleasant Hope
Bailey Hinkle

Sarcoxie
Callie Aleshire

Sarcoxie
Timothy Arr
Kandace Eck

Sheldon
Cathryn Anderson
Elisabeth Anderson

Springfield
Kayla Bartelsmeyer
April Roper

Webb City
Brecklyn Brouwer
Travis Lewis
Ashley Pearce
Benjamin Starkey
Haley Waack

OKLAHOMA
Miami
David Ingham

Ponca City
Sierra Gray