WILSON, N.C. — Barton College’s North Carolina Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society welcomed 17 new members into the fold during the fall 2015 induction ceremony.
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 — Jennifer High, Master of Science in Nursing.
Clayton — Brandi Gardner, Nursing.
Creedmoor — Shawn Montren, Business Administration.
Durham — Kerry David Walker, Business Administration and Accountancy.
Elm City — Brianna Leigh Clayton, Accountancy.
Greenville — Tyler Garrett, Nursing.
Grifton — Holly Webster, Criminology & Criminal Justice.
Mocksville — Nicole Powell, Criminology & Criminal Justice.
Princeton — Hunter David Hinson, Accountancy (with a minor in Religious Studies).
Stantonsburg — Heather Cuddington, Elementary Education (K-6) and Special Education: General Curriculum (K-12).
Wendell — Alena Grubb, Criminology & Criminal Justice, and Psychology.
Willow Spring — Mara Price, Psychology and English (with a minor in Religious Studies).
Wilson — Tyler Amerson, Sport Management; Luisa Torres Garcia, Mass Communications (with a minor in English); Jennifer Lewis, Master of Science in Nursing; and Lindsey Winstead, English (with a minor in Religious Studies).
Zebulon — Travis Pearce, Nursing.