Release Date: 11/30/2005
Clarksville, Ark. ---Twelve students from University of the Ozarks have been inducted into the Arkansas Delta Chapter of Alpha Chi, the prestigious national honor scholarship society.
During an induction ceremony on Nov. 29 in Munger Chapel, Ozarks professors and Alpha Chi sponsors Dr. Bill Doria and Dr. Pat Farmer welcomed the 12 new members of the society that represents one of the highest academic honors at any university. The 12 new Alpha Chi members at U of O are, Guisela Alfaro Montoya, a senior business administration major from El Salvador; Jose Barahona, a senior management and marketing major from Honduras; Carlos Fuentes Estrada, a junior business major from Guatemala; Alfredo Garcia, a senior management and marketing major from Nicaragua; Massiel Garcia, a senior management and marketing major from Nicaragua; Anna Mendenhall, a junior English major from Omaha, Ark.; Sergio Quiroz De Trinidad, a senior management and marketing major from Nicaragua; Carlos Robledo Espinoza, a junior business administration, management and accounting major from Costa Rica; Kate Schoenhals, a junior biology major from Salt Lake City, Utah; Courtney (Frost) Schultz, a senior early childhood education major from Walls, Miss.; Amanda Stang, a junior music major from Albuquerque, N.M.; and Vanessa Young, a senior accounting major from Belize. 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.