Release Date: 11/28/2011
Clarksville, Ark. --- Eight 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. 22 in Munger Chapel, Ozarks professors and Alpha Chi sponsors Dr. Bill Doria and Dr. Jesse Weiss welcomed the eight new members of the society that represents one of the highest academic honors at any university.
The eight new Alpha Chi members at U of O are, Chuong Do, a junior political science major from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Cinthya Grillo, a senior accounting and economics major from Leon, Nicaragua; Sharon Hurtarte, a junior marketing and management major from Guatemala City; Madeline Hutson, a junior art and psychology major from Rogers, Ark.; Glendon Jenkins, a junior mathematics major from Wickes, Ark.; Alexander Murcia, a senior marketing and management major from Grecia, Costa Rica; Lauren Ray, a junior environmental studies major from Siloam Springs, Ark.; and Stephanie Tillman, a junior accounting and marketing major from Chihuahua, Mexico.
Other current U of O students who are also members of Alpha Chi include, Joshua Booth, Andrea Dankert, Yoselin Delgado, Andrea Lagos, Andrea Muffuletto, Scharla Paryzek and April Young.
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.
Among the students who were inducted into the Arkansas Delta Chapter of Alpha Chi on Nov. 22 were, (front row, from left) Stephanie Tillman, Cinthya Grillo, Sharon Hurtarte, Alexander Murcia, (back row, from left) Chuong Do, Madeline Hutson, Glendon Jenkins and Lauren Ray.