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Alpha Chi Inducts New Members

Darby Reedy

Darby Reedy, Editor

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On the evening of Friday, September 20th, Alpha Chi welcomed its newest members to the society. Alpha Chi is a National Academic Honor Society whose membership is limited to the top ten percent of students in the junior and senior classes. Catawba’s chapter of Alpha Chi saw 25 new members inducted in the evening’s ceremony.

The induction took place in the Omwake-Dearborn Chapel with speaker Dr. Lou Wilson Kasias delivering her touching homily about her time at Catawba. Following the homily, students were presented for induction and then officially became Catawba’s newest members of Alpha Chi. New inductees received green and blue honor cords to wear at graduation, an Alpha Chi pin, and a certificate of their accomplishment.

The following students were inducted:


Shakeisha Gray
Marco Gupton
David Jones, Jr.
Kayce Kimrey
Rebecca Rider
Janel Swearingen-Ruiz


Gregory Alexander
Jacob Breig
Caleb Casper
Kimberley Fesperman
Kathryn Heidt
Kenneth Hipp, Jr.
Janin Kassner
Lauren Kennedy
Sloan Kessler
Paul Kronenfeld
Ekaterina Kruglov
Taylor Lee
Andrew McCollister
Darby Reedy
Chelsea Retalic
Maggie Saunders
Theodore Shepard
Jacob Shepherd
Paige Smart

Congratulations to all those inducted!

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Alpha Chi Inducts New Members