The Erskine College chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society (Alpha Chi) inducted new members Nov. 24, recognizing them during a ceremony in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall.
Students selected for membership in the SC-Iota Chapter of Alpha Chi this academic year are juniors Rebecca Delaney Atkinson, Andrea Ann Bannister, Rachel Michelle Bates, Mary Kathleen Beck, Christy Anna Daly, and Sydney Renee Eaker; and seniors Gary Nicholas Legaspi Aromin, Margaret Elizabeth Carnes, and Matthew Kalaf.
Among the Alpha Chi inductees, Aromin, Carnes, Daly, Eaker, and Kalaf were recently inducted into the Erskine College Circle of the leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa, also in a fall semester ceremony.
Alpha Chi, founded in 1922, admits students from all academic disciplines. Membership is limited to the top 10 percent of an institution’s juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Its stated purpose is “to promote academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and to honor those who achieve such distinction.”
Current Alpha Chi officers are Sarah Kate Coleman, president; Ashton Coker, vice president; and Caycie Hurst, secretary and treasurer. Professor of Psychology Dr. Robert Elsner serves as faculty advisor.
Pictured in photo above are, from left, Gary Aromin, Mary Kate Beck, Margaret Carnes, Rebecca Delaney Atkinson, Sydney Renee Eaker, and Andrea Ann Bannister.