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Alpha Sigma Lambda nontraditional honor society inducts new members

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University inducted 24 students into the university's chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda for 2017.

The national honor society was founded in 1945 and recognizes adult students who achieve and maintain high scholastic standards. It is the oldest and largest chapter-based honor society for full- and part-time undergraduate adult students.

New members were inducted at the Kansas State University Global Campus Honors and Awards Reception May 3.

"Nontraditional students often balance career, family and community with their education," said Rebecca Dale, academic advisor and student services coordinator at Kansas State University Global Campus. "This year's inductees have demonstrated a commitment to learning that inspires others toward the highest academic achievements."

To be eligible to join Kansas State University's Omega Xi chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, nontraditional students must be currently enrolled with a minimum of 24 credit hours completed toward an undergraduate degree program at the university and have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.

The following students are new members of Alpha Sigma Lambda:

Kevin Beashore, senior in computer science, Bonner Springs; David Brooks, senior in management, and Allison Davis-Webb, senior in family studies and human services, both from Chapman; Jenilee Horn, senior in dietetics, Fort Riley; and Nicole Hamler, senior in management information systems, Junction City.

From Manhattan: Jijia Bai, senior in chemical engineering; Kaitlyn Cherry, junior in family studies and human services; Shelli Lederer, senior in nutrition and health; Shelby Lolley, senior in political science; Ashley Nuzum, senior in early childhood education; Ron Orchard, senior in animal sciences and industry; Jordan Rinner, senior in history; and Toshia Thomas, junior in history.

Melanie Crawford, senior in animal sciences and industry, Richmond; and Michael McCarter, senior in general business, Wilson.

From out-of-state:

Tiffany Preston, senior in family studies and human services, Pleasant Grove, Alabama; Melissa Kretschmar, senior in dietetics, Newport Beach, California; Sierra Sabatini, senior in dietetics, Zephyrhills, Florida; Joleen Murray, senior in nutrition and health, Vandalia, Illinois; Amy Duley, senior in animal sciences and industry, Upper Marlboro, Maryland; Tara Hovis, senior in dietetics, Bancroft, Michigan; Robert Acevedo, senior in food science and industry, Oakland, New Jersey; Tami Toczek, senior in dietetics, Martin, South Dakota; and Anna Raymond, senior in dietetics, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Source: Rebecca Dale, 785-532-2524, rebeccad@k-state.edu
Written by: Grant Guggisberg, 785-532-2969, grantg@k-state.edu
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