Initiation by CandlelightAlpha Chi Celebrates Academic Achievement
Nine York College students were inducted into the Nebraska Epsilon chapter of Alpha Chi, a national honor scholarship society, in a candlelight ceremony on October 16. To be eligible for Alpha Chi, a student must be in the top 10 percent of the junior or senior class. Inducted were Keri Bornschlegel, Taylor Ettwein, Rochelle Geiger, Heather Gray, Nick Jones, Dustin Kinnison, Whitney Pinneo, Lorraine Slye, and Sarah Wearden.
Returning members in the group are Bevin Carroll, Michal Dudrey, Alicia Florea, Patrick Good, Emily Hastings, Nicole Melby, Megan Munsell, and Bethany Stanger.
Officiating at the initiation were chapter sponsors, Ms. Ginger Hodson – Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Dr. Ray Miller – Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Wayne Baker – YC President.
The objectives of Alpha Chi are to promote and to recognize superior scholarship and those elements of character which make scholarship effective for service. Founded in 1922, the society has over 300 chapters in 45 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and represents the highest academic honor on any member campus.