WILSON, N.C. — January 18, 2019 — Barton College’s North Carolina Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society recently welcomed 17 new members into the fold during the fall 2018 induction ceremony this past semester.
Students with a grade point average of 3.5 or better in the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes are eligible for induction. The minimum grade point average for this induction class was 3.65.
Alpha Chi is a coeducational society whose purpose is to promote academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and to honor those who achieve such distinction. Its name derives from the initial letters of the Greek words meaning truth and character.
As a general honor society, Alpha Chi admits to membership students from all academic disciplines. A member institution, which must be a regionally accredited, baccalaureate degree-granting college or university, may invite to membership no more than the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes.
Inductees, listed by hometowns, are:
Bailey — Jordan London, Chemistry and Biology
Concord — Kaijoné Martinez, Biology and Chemistry
Four Oaks — Katelyn Futrell, Elementary Education (K-6) and Special Education
Goldsboro — Crystal Woodard, Nursing
Greenville — Deglan McCrystal, Master of Science in Nursing
Kenly — Aimee Nguyen, Art and Design; and Sydney Schroeder, Psychology
Linden — Mackenzie Camp, Mass Communications and Business Administration
Maple Hill — Reina Abruzzo, Art and Design
Milford, Ohio — Alexis Foster, Political Science
New Bern — Malinda Smith, Social Work and Psychology
Roanoke Rapids — Sierra Hearp, Middle School Education (6-9)
Rocky Mount — Hunter Pitt, Nursing
Rocky Point — Hayley Grizzle, Healthcare Administration and Business Administration
Sims — Ashlyn Glover, Biology
Whitby, Ontario, Canada — Justin Plane, Health and Physical Education
Zebulon — Landon Skaggs, Biology