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Catawba Honor Society Inducts New Members

April 28, 2017

Category: Academics, Events, Students


phiepsilon17.jpgThe Catawba College chapter of Phi Epsilon inducted its new members in a ceremony held on April 21.  Current members, as well as friends, families, and faculty/staff sponsors of new members enjoyed a ribbon-pinning ceremony followed by a reception in the atrium of Ketner Hall on campus.

Current officers Collin Denton of Linwood, Declan Stimson of Gawler, Australia, and Brad Smethurst of Oakville, Ontario, along with faculty sponsors Drs. Eric Hake and Sheila Brownlow, oversaw the induction of 35 new Phi Epsilon members. 

Phi Epsilon is an honor society that seeks to stimulate scholarship, develop character, encourage leadership, and create good fellowship.  Only those rising seniors who have established high scholastic standing and who possess other desirable characteristics are eligible for membership.

New inductees in Phi Epsilon were Kerry Aitken of Spencer; Tara Bailey of Kannapolis; Ashley Bain of Bel Air, Md.; Breki Bjarnason of Reykjavik, Iceland; Mikaela Brown of New London; Austin Collins of Mooresville; Jessica Daniel of Greensboro; Christopher Derrick of Salisbury; Dagur Ebenezersson or Reykjavik, Iceland; Laurel Edge of Waxhaw; Ashton Eller of Lexington; Elisabeth Farmer of Salisbury; Rebecca Frost of Crofton, Md.; Elizabeth George of Salisbury; Julieanna Herriven of New Bern; Savannah Hughes of Mocksville; Victoria Layton of Concord; Hana McGuire of Orinda, Calif.; Kiersten Nichols of Mocksville; Kara Peschock of Statesville; Samantha Pugh of Albemarle; Samuel Reeder of Salisbury; Caitlin Rimmer of Troutman; Kristen Rocko of Johns Creek, Ga.; Chase Scott of Charlotte; Catherine Sexton of Frederick, Md.; Rachel Stanford of Mechanicsville, Va.; Olivia Taylor of Mount Airy; Rachel Tigue of Henderson, Ky.; Alex Turner of Hickory; Jordan van Landingham of Huntersville; Ashley Wagoner of Roaring River; Kaylea Wetmore of Concord; and Shannon Wright of Salisbury.