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Eighteen Waldorf College students inducted into national honor society

Waldorf College

Forest City, Iowa – Waldorf College’s Iowa Iota Chapter of the Alpha Chi Honor Society inducted 18 new members on Sunday, Sept. 30.

Alpha Chi Induction Ceremony 2012Alpha Chi is the highest honor on campus, restricted to only the top ten percent of junior and seniors,” said Dr. Suzanne Falck-Yi, faculty advisor and associate professor of English. “It offers academic opportunities such as sophomore scholarships, research grants, scholarships for graduate school, and the opportunity to attend and present at the Alpha Chi national convention.”

The induction ceremony recognized students for their academic success and dedication.

“We’re very proud of these students,” said Dr. Scott Searcy, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College. “They’ve demonstrated their commitment to academic achievement, and we’re happy to honor them with membership into the honor society.”

Alpha Chi is a national academic honor society founded in 1922. The Waldorf College chapter was inaugurated in 2002 to promote academic excellence and exemplary character among college students and honor those who achieve such distinction.

The complete list of inductees includes:
Jeffrey Bodensteiner, Albert Lea, Minn.
Ashley Brinkman, Manly, Iowa
Lauren Camp, Savoy, Texas
Emily Clausen, Forest City, Iowa
Cynthia Connelly, Mason City, Iowa
Antoine Cummins, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Leah Deutsch, Kanawha, Iowa
Laura Devine, Clear Lake, Iowa
Michelle Eden, Britt, Iowa
Matthew Fridberg, Anoka, Minn.
Amy Greshowak, Andover, Minn.
Alexander Horak, Buffalo Center, Iowa
Claire Lawson, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Ashley Lutrick, Norwalk, Iowa
Elise Markwardt, Las Vegas, Nev.
Cesar Rojas, Gilbert, Ariz.
Chelsey Shreeve, Cottrelville, Mich.
Jenna Tegtmeyer, Clarion, Iowa