WILSON, N.C. — May 9, 2017 — Barton College’s North Carolina Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society recently welcomed nine new members into the fold during the spring 2017 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:
Castalia — Mollie Murphy, Business Administration.
Chester, N.Y. — Tiffany Joyce Fowler, Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (K-12) with licensure in Elementary Education (K-6) (minor in Honors).
Franklinton — Luke Felts Miller, Business Administration (double minor in English and Honors).
Goldsboro — James Matthew Berry, Mass Communications.
Heath, Ohio — Derek Matthew Hamm, Business Administration.
Kenly — Allison Nicole Nixon, Nursing.
New Bern — Rylie M. McIntosh, Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences (minor in Psychology).
Sims — Taylor Lin Baker, Mass Communications.
Spring Hope — Tyler Dew, Mass Communications.