13 SC students inducted into NHS Alpha Chi

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

On Friday, May 2, Sterling College inducted 13 students into the college chapter of National Honor Society, Alpha Chi. An induction ceremony was held in Cornerstone on the campus of Sterling College to welcome the top 10 percent of the junior and senior class into this elite group of students.

Juniors inducted into Alphi Chi include Amanda Buckwalter, of Sylvia, Kan.; Lori Dauer of Falun, Kan; Kara DeLauretis of Clearwater, Kan.; Jalen Getting of Hutchinson, Kan.; Mark Alan Hemphill, of Aledo, Ill.; Sarah Slifer, of Nickerson, Kan.; and Elizabeth Soliday of Estes Park, Colo. Seniors inducted into Alpha Chi include Danika Ginther of Russell, Kan.; Britnie Jenkins, of Cimarron, Kan.; Daniel Karamoy of Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia; Victoria Miller, of Partridge, Kan.; Kadi Smith, of Julesburg, Colo.; and Michael Utter of Peoria, Ariz.

“This set of inductees represents a truly exemplary group from a diverse set of majors. These are students that have a great deal to offer the world and are using their gifts in ways that are in keeping with Sterling’s emphasis on servant leadership. I was proud to be able to be involved in their induction into a prestigious honor society,” said Dr. Daniel Julich, assistant professor of history and director of the Honors Program.

Sterling College has had an Alpha Chi chapter since 1965. There are approximately 300 chapters of Alpha Chi, and more than 12,000 members are inducted across the nation annually.