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FHU Students Inducted into Alpha Chi

Henderson, Tenn. - Oct 14, 2015

Freed-Hardeman University inducted 24 students into the Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society, Monday, Oct. 12. A ceremony and reception were held at 5:00pm in the lobby of Brown-Kopel Business Center.

The following students were inducted into Alpha Chi: Amber Alexander, a senior child and family studies major from Paragould, Arkansas; Nancy Avina, a junior nursing major from Memphis; Kinsey Brown, a senior social work major from Elko, Minnesota; Jaclyn Connor, a senior psychology and child and family studies major from Poplar Bluff, Missouri; Lydia Edlin, a senior psychology and child and family studies major from Central City, Kentucky; Kristen Fuller, a senior accounting major from West Palm Beach, Florida; Courtney Gaines, a senior psychology major from Queen Creek, Arizona;  Gina Gomez, a senior marketing major from Cordova; Emily Harris, a senior psychology major from Ramer, Tennessee; Taylor Holmsley, a junior social work major from Iraan, Texas; and Currie Ann Littleton, a senior exercise science major from Winter Haven, Florida.

Other students inducted into the society included these: Bekah Meinsen, a senior Bible major from Springfield, Missouri; Jordan Newby, a senior biology major form Knoxville, Mason Norman, a senior Bible major from Cornersville, Tennessee; Austen Oakley, a senior Bible major form Florence, Alabama; Michelle O’Neill, a senior criminal justice major from Clarksville; Alex Potts, a senior nursing major from Jacks Creek, Tennessee; Jessie Pyland, a senior arts and humanities and education major from Brighton, Tennessee; Sarah Rains, a senior interdisciplinary studies and education major from Morrison, Tennessee; Rachel Roberts, a junior studio arts major from Sharon, Tennessee; Katy Scott, a senior arts and humanities and education major from Henderson; Cassie Sikes, a junior management major from York, Nebraska; Amy Southern, a senior arts and humanities and education major from Southhaven, Mississippi; and Haylee Trull, a senior nursing major from Linden, Tennessee.

Alpha Chi was founded in 1922 to promote academic excellence and character. The Tennessee Iota Chapter of Alpha Chi was introduced to Freed-Hardeman in 1976. Membership is through invitation only to juniors and seniors. Inductees must have a minimum GPA of 3.75 on at least 80 credit hours. Members have the opportunity to participate in academic and service projects, as well as attend the Alpha Chi convention. The convention gives students networking opportunities and a chance to present research. The FHU chapter is sponsored by Drs. John McLaughlin and Greg Massey.