Release Date: 11/30/2004
Clarksville, Ark. ---Ten University of the Ozarks students have been inducted into the Arkansas Delta Chapter of Alpha Chi, the prestigious national honor scholarship society.
During an induction ceremony on Nov. 30 in Munger Chapel, Ozarks professors and Alpha Chi sponsors Dr. Tim Edwards and Dr. Pat Farmer welcomed the 10 new members of the society that represents one of the highest academic honors at any university.
The 10 new Alpha Chi members at U of O are, Amanda Alders, Rebecca Alexander, Diana Confer, Seidy Cruz, Louisa Denizot, Ross Halsted, Amisadday Ramirez, Karla Sosa, Lindsey Turnbow and Kendall Wagner.
Alders, the daughter of Cecil and Susan Alders, is a senior visual art and psychology of human behavior major from Memphis. Alexander, the daughter of Stan and Terry Alexander, is a junior biology major from Wickes, Ark. Confer, the daughter of John and Gwennette Confer, is a junior communications major from Harrison, Ark. Cruz, the daughter of Hipolita Cima, is a senior chemistry major from Belize. Denizot is a junior math and history major from Jarville, France. Halsted, the son of Darrell and Barbara Halsted, is a senior biology major from Harrison, Ark. Ramirez, the daughter of Sergio and Miriam Ramirez, is a junior chemistry and biology major from Santander, Spain. Sosa, the daughter of Carlos and Marmin Sosa, is a senior economics and political science major from El Salvador. Turnbow, the daughter of Scott and Marilyn Turnbow, is a senior biology major from Benton, Ark. Wagner, the son of Donnie and Nancy Wagner, is a junior pre-medicine and biology major from Waldron, Ark.
To be inducted into Alpha Chi, a student must be either a junior or senior, have at least a 3.7 grade point average and have demonstrated leadership, service, integrity and character. There are approximately 300 chapters of Alpha Chi in 45 states across the country.