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Huntingdon Students Inducted into Honor Societies

Huntingdon College

News Release

May 29, 2019
For more information, contact: Su Ofe, (334) 833-4515; news@hawks.huntingdon.edu

Huntingdon Students Inducted into Honor Societies

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College offers 14 honor societies into which students may earn membership on the basis of academic achievement, leadership, or other merits. Each of these honor societies announced inductions of new members during the spring term.

Alpha Beta

Alpha Beta is an honor society for upper-class students honoring excellence in scholarship and encouraging scholastic attainment. Spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Katelyn Bianco, Class of 2019, Pleasonton, Calif.
  • Randie Caroline Caine, Class of 2020, Sylacauga, Ala.
  • Rachel Carter, Class of 2019, Cusetta, Ala.
  • Kaci Cochran, Class of 2019, Brookwood, Ala.
  • Will Cosby, Class of 2019, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Kelsie Dardon, Class of 2019, Crestview, Fla.
  • Tiarrial Duncan, Class of 2019, Alpine, Ala.
  • Chase Feagin, Class of 2019, Dothan, Ala.
  • Virginia Gaston, Class of 2020, Guntersville, Ala.
  • Richardria Goodson, Class of 2019, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  • Madison Harris, Class of 2019, Brantley, Ala.
  • Morgan Harris, Class of 2019, Brantley, Ala.
  • Noah Harrison, Class of 2020, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Lindsey Hicks, Class of 2019, Niceville, Fla.
  • Brianne Jones, Class of 2019, Geneva, Ala.
  • Jennifer Knox, Class of 2020, Alexander City, Ala.
  • Vanessa Leiterman, Class of 2019, Menomonee Falls, Wis.
  • Alexis Louk, Class of 2021, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
  • Samantha Mamon, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Jenna Maschino, Class of 2019, Maineville, Ohio
  • Samara Miller, Class of 2020, Arab, Ala.
  • Courtney Moore, Class of 2020, Owens Cross Roads, Ala.
  • Matthew Murphy, Class of 2019, McDonough, Ga.
  • Hannah Parks, Class of 2019, Madison, Ala.
  • Victoria Parks, Class of 2020, Destin, Fla.
  • Holly Rollan, Class of 2019, Millbrook, Ala.
  • Amber Shirley, Class of 2021, Brundidge, Ala.
  • Justala Simpson, Class of 2020, Montgomery, Ala.
  • MacKenzie Smelley, Class of 2020, Northport, Ala.
  • Madison Vordenbaum, Class of 2020, Auburn, Ala.

Beta Beta Beta

Beta Beta Beta is a national biological honorary society, installed at Huntingdon College in 1946. The membership consists of third- and fourth-year students who have demonstrated active interest in biology and have taken at least three biology courses, earning an average grade of B or better. Spring 2019 inductees were:

  • C. Scott Chadwick Jr., Class of 2019, Dacula, Ga.
  • Alexis Creasman, Class of 2019, Mary Esther, Fla.
  • Richardria Goodson, Class of 2019, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  • Mallory Caroline McCarty, Class of 2019, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Lauren Grace McGee, Class of 2019, Prattville, Ala.
  • Grant Simera, Class of 2020, Dothan, Ala.
  • Amber Shirley, Class of 2021, Brundidge, Ala.
  • MacKenzie Smelley, Class of 2020, Northport, Ala.

Gamma Sigma Alpha

Gamma Sigma Alpha, a national greek academic honor society, promotes intellectual interaction between and encourages scholarship by greek students. Spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Autumn Allday, Class of 2020, Valley Grande, Ala.
  • Kaylee Andrews, Class of 2019, Williamson, Ga.
  • Colleen Collins, Class of 2020, Crestview, Fla.
  • Alexis Creasman, Class of 2019, Mary Esther, Fla.
  • Peyton Dean, Class of 2021, Decatur, Ala.
  • Jordan Fleming, Class of 2020, Sheffield, Ala.
  • Virginia Gaston, Class of 2020, Guntersville, Ala.
  • Addison Genard, Class of 2021, Mobile, Ala.
  • Sidney Carol Hall, Class of 2019, Dothan, Ala.
  • Beth Johnson, Class of 2021, Mobile, Ala.
  • Alexandra Marchese, Class of 2020, Mobile, Ala.
  • Candy Martinez, Class of 2020, Randolph, Ala.
  • Chase McKoon, Class of 2020, Smiths Station, Ala.
  • Hannah Miller, Class of 2020, Niles, Mich.
  • Amanda Mohun, Class of 2020, Lowndesboro, Ala.
  • Maggie Porter, Class of 2020, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Haleigh Ridgeway, Class of 2021, Frisco City, Ala.
  • Alexis Rutherford, Class of 2019, Macon, Ga.
  • Abigail Schuelke, Class of 2020, St. Johns, Mich.
  • Justala Simpson, Class of 2020, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Mackenzie Smelley, Class of 2020, Northport, Ala.
  • Dalis Smith, Class of 2020, Opp, Ala.
  • Claire Tomberlin, Class of 2021, Spanish Fort, Ala.
  • Joaquin Trigueros, Class of 2019, Miami, Fla.
  • Josie Waddell, Class of 2019, Tuscumbia, Ala.

Kappa Kappa Psi

Kappa Kappa Psi is a national honorary band society that recognizes service and leadership among band members. The spring 2019 inductees were:

  • John Buford, Class of 2022, Auburn, Ala.
  • Kevin Grantham, Class of 2022, Dothan, Ala.
  • Akeem Hunt, Class of 2022, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Anna Grace Lawson, Class of 2022, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Trevor Sikorski, Class of 2020, Fairfield, Calif.
  • Collin Wagnor, Class of 2021, Baileyton, Ala.
  • Austin Young, Class of 2022, Montgomery, Ala.

Kappa Mu Epsilon

Kappa Mu Epsilon is a national honorary society open to majors and minors in mathematics who have achieved superior records in their field. The Alabama Epsilon chapter at Huntingdon College was chartered in April 1965. Spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Hannah Parks, Class of 2019, Madison, Ala.
  • Stephen Shephard, Class of 2019, Niceville, Fla.
  • Wes Smith, Class of 2019, Fultondale, Ala.

Lambda Pi Eta

Lambda Pi Eta is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). Spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Colleen Collins, Class of 2020, Crestview, Fla.
  • Noah Harrison, Class of 2020, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Lavia Walker, Class of 2020, Marion Junction, Ala.
  • Nichole LeFevre, Class of 2019, Crestview, Fla.

Omicron Delta Kappa

Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, was established at Huntingdon in 1989. Spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Autumn Allday, Class of 2020, Valley Grande, Ala.
  • Gavin Baugh, Class of 2020, Prattville, Ala.
  • Mary Catherine Gaston, Class of 2019, Camden, Ala.
  • Virginia Gaston, Class of 2020, Guntersville, Ala.
  • Savannah Gibbs, Class of 2020, Samson, Ala.
  • Sidney Carol Hall, Class of 2019, Dothan, Ala.
  • Morgan Harris, Class of 2019, Brantley, Ala.
  • Sidney Ison, Class of 2020, Huntsville, Ala.
  • Alexis Louk, Class of 2021, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
  • Alexandra Marchese, Class of 2020, Mobile, Ala.
  • Candy Martinez, Class of 2020, Randolph. Ala.
  • George (Mac) McNeilly Jr., Class of 2020, Windermere, Fla.
  • Hannah Miller, Class of 2020, Niles, Mich.
  • Courtney Moore, Class of 2020, Owens Cross Roads, Ala.
  • Hannah Parks, Class of 2019, Madison, Ala.
  • Tristan Powell, Class of 2020, Prattville, Ala.
  • Megan Pugh, Class of 2019, Wetumpka, Ala.
  • Haleigh Ridgeway, Class of 2021, Frisco City, Ala.
  • MacKenzie Smelley, Class of 2020, Northport, Ala.
  • Elizabeth Varnum, Class of 2019, Marianna, Fla.

Order of Omega

Order of Omega is a national greek leadership honor society founded in 1959. Huntingdon’s Phi Epsilon chapter was chartered in 2007. Spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Katelyn Bianco, Class of 2019, Pleasanton, Calif.
  • Kaitlyn Carter, Class of 2019, Enterprise, Ala.
  • Anna Blair Cockrell, Class of 2019, Aliceville, Ala.
  • Virginia Gaston, Class of 2020, Guntersville, Ala.
  • Sidney Carol Hall, Class of 2019, Dothan, Ala.
  • Brianne Jones, Class of 2019, Geneva, Ala.
  • Madison Harris, Class of 2019, Brantley, Ala.
  • Morgan Harris, Class of 2019, Brantley, Ala.
  • Alexandra Marchese, Class of 2020, Mobile, Ala.
  • Candy Martinez, Class of 2020, Randolph, Ala.
  • Lauren Grace McGee, Class of 2019, Prattville, Ala.
  • Victoria Parks, Class of 2020, Destin, Fla.
  • Delena Quick, Class of 2019, Robertsdale, Ala.
  • Amber Shirley, Class of 2021, Brundidge, Ala.
  • Mackenzie Smelley, Class of 2020, Northport, Ala.

Phi Eta Sigma

Phi Eta Sigma is an honor society that recognizes high academic achievement in the first year of college study. Membership eligibility is extended to those who have achieved cumulative grade point averages of 3.5 or better by the end of the first year while enrolled full-time in traditional day courses. The students, who are inducted in their senior year, must also rank in the top 20 percent of their class. The spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Robert Alexander, Class of 2020, Mobile, Ala.
  • Kaylee Andrews, Class of 2019, Williamson, Ga.
  • Ragin Berry, Class of 2019, Enterprise, Ala.
  • Katelyn Bianco, Class of 2019, Pleasanton, Calif.
  • Sophia Burton, Class of 2020, Montgomery, Ala. 
  • Jasmine Cardwell, Class of 2019, Enterprise, Ala.
  • Kaitlyn Carter, Class of 2019, Enterprise, Ala.
  • C. Scott Chadwick Jr., Class of 2019, Dacula, Ga.
  • Emily Conoly, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Will Cosby, Class of 2019, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Alexis Creasman, Class of 2019, Mary Esther, Fla.
  • Olivia den Besten, Class of 2019, Enterprise, Ala.
  • Tiarrial Duncan, Class of 2019, Alpine, Ala.
  • Richardria Goodson, Class of 2019, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  • Madison Harris, Class of 2019, Brantley, Ala.
  • Christopher Hering, Class of 2019, Navarre, Fla.
  • Lindsey Hicks, Class of 2019, Niceville, Fla.
  • Sidney Ison, Class of 2020, Huntsville, Ala.
  • Brianne Jones, Class of 2019, Geneva, Ala.
  • Leah Leach, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Adam Mann, Class of 2019, Owens Cross Roads, Ala.
  • Jenna Maschino, Class of 2019, Maineville, Ohio
  • Lauren Grace McGee, Class of 2019, Prattville, Ala.
  • Austin Ohliger, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Hannah Parks, Class of 2019, Madison, Ala.
  • Kenneth Porter, Class of 2019, Lexington, Ky.
  • Sarah Powell, Class of 2019, Ft. Meade, Md.
  • Marilyn Price, Class of 2019, Opelika, Ala.
  • Megan Pugh, Class of 2019, Wetumpka, Ala.
  • Noah Roberts, Class of 2020, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Stephen Shephard, Class of 2019, Niceville, Fla.
  • Miles Stading, Class of 2019, Omaha, Neb.
  • Kayla Strickland, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Katherine Sullivan, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Paxton Tharp, Class of 2019, Ozark, Ala.
  • Josie Waddell, Class of 2019, Tuscumbia, Ala.
  • Destinee Washington, Class of 2019, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Mikal Webb, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Quentavious Whitlow, Class of 2019, Lafayette, Ala.
  • Lea Williams, Class of 2020, Montgomery, Ala.

Psi Chi

The national honor society for psychology, Psi Chi was founded in 1929 for he purposes of stimulating and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. Spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Shannon Lane, Class of 2019, Toney, Ala.
  • Samantha Mamon, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Amber Wall, Class of 2019, Alexander City, Ala.

Sigma Beta Delta

Sigma Beta Delta is an honor society for business, management, and administration, serving higher education institutions that offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, management, and administration.To be eligible for membership, a student must rank in the upper 20 percent of the junior or senior class and be invited to membership by faculty members. Huntingdon’s chapter was founded in 1994. Spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Tiarrial Keonna Duncan, Class of 2019, Alpine, Ala.
  • Lauren Katherine Lomax, Class of 2019, Mobile, Ala.
  • Candy Joselyn Martinez, Class of 2020, Randolph, Ala.
  • Courtney Elizabeth Moore, Class of 2020, Owens Cross Roads, Ala.
  • Melissa Rodriguez, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.

Sigma Sigma Sigma

Tri-Sigma is an honorary society for Huntingdon College seniors. Members are elected by the faculty and by members honored during the preceding year. The basis of selection is high attainment in scholarship, spirit, and service. The spring 2019 inductees, all members of the Class of 2019, were:

  • Ragin Berry, Enterprise, Ala.
  • Sarah Frances Best, Highland Home, Ala.
  • Katelyn Bianco, Pleasonton, Calif.
  • Anna Blair Cockrell, Aliceville, Ala.
  • Will Cosby, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Alexis Creasman, Mary Esther, Fla.
  • Olivia den Besten, Enterprise, Ala.
  • William Sterling Dixon III, Newnan, Ga.
  • Heather Ellis, Pleasant Grove, Ala.
  • Mary Catherine Gaston, Camden, Ala.
  • Sidney Carol Hall, Dothan, Ala.
  • Madison Harris, Brantley, Ala.
  • Morgan Harris, Brantley, Ala.
  • Brianne Jones, Geneva, Ala.
  • Bryan Jerome Korinko, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Lauren Grace McGee, Prattville, Ala.
  • Kenneth Porter, Lexington, Ky.
  • Paxton Tharp, Ozark, Ala.
  • Josie Waddell, Tuscumbia, Ala.
  • Mikal Webb, Montgomery, Ala.

Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta is an honor society whose purpose is to confer distinction upon students of English language and literature. Huntingdon’s spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Emily Fedonczak, Class of 2019, Niceville, Fla.
  • Joshua Barrett Fields, Class of 2020, Brewton, Ala.
  • Mary Catherine Gaston, Class of 2019, Camden, Ala.
  • Katherine Sullivan, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Elizabeth Varnum, Class of 2019, Marianna, Fla.

Theta Alpha Kappa

Theta Alpha Kappa is the only national honor society serving the needs of and honoring excellence among those involved in the study of religion and/or theology. Huntingdon’s spring 2019 inductees were:

  • Wyatt Adkison, Class of 2019, Moss Point, Miss.
  • Abigail Eike, Class of 2020, Prattville, Ala.
  • Addison Genard, Class of 2021, Mobile, Ala.
  • Sidney Carol Hall, Class of 2019, Dothan, Ala.
  • Andrew Hurst, Class of 2021, Dothan, Ala.
  • Allison Kingry, Class of 2019, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Shelby McAllister, Class of 2020, Franklin, Tenn.
  • Jordan Penny, Class of 2020, Bonifay, Fla.
  • Amber Shirley, Class of 2021, Brundidge, Ala.
  • Justala Simpson, Class of 2020, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Elizabeth Varnum, Class of 2019, Marianna, Fla.

Huntingdon College has been named a top 6 regional Best Value and top 11 regional college in the South by U.S. News and World Report; among a list of Colleges that Change Lives, by Washington Monthly; among the Best Colleges in Alabama and the Best Small Colleges in America by College Consensus; and among the Best Colleges: Region by Region (South) by the Princeton Review. Through the Huntingdon Plan, full-time day students are provided a laptop computer, books and information resources, active learning experiences, and senior-year travel-study opportunities—all within regular tuition and fees. Huntingdon College continues a legacy of faith, wisdom, and service through a liberal arts academic tradition grounded in the Judeo-Christian heritage of the United Methodist Church. 

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Suellen (Su) Ofe
Vice President
for Marketing and Communications
Huntingdon College
1500 E. Fairview Ave., Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 833-4515; Cell (334) 324-6591

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