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Outstanding undergraduates initiated into Kappa Delta Pi

The School of Education’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi welcomed 46 new initiates April 22, 2009. In order to be considered for membership in this 90-year-old international honor society for outstanding undergraduates in education, a student must have earned at least a 3.4 grade point average and demonstrated a strong record of leadership and service.

Dean Bill McDiarmid addressed the initiates and their guests. He shared some of his personal experiences as an educator and talked about both the challenges and the rewards of teaching.

Professor Barbara Day, faculty advisor to Kappa Delta Pi, articulated the ideals of Kappa Delta Pi, including the belief that human beings can experience more meaningful lives through education.

The following officers were named for 2009-2010, based on grade point average:

President: Johanna Meola
Vice President: Anna Sorin
Secretary: Jennifer Lineberger
Treasurer: Eben Montaquila
Historian: Lindsey Willner

The newly inducted members of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education are:

Megan Anderson
Jaclyn Marie Arnson
Megan Wright Bailey
Amy Brazaski
Elizabeth Campbell Broome
Kelly Burns
Mark Edwin Cashin
Melanie Lei Collins
Sarah Elizabeth Collins
Lauren Alexis Degraw
Lora DeWalt
Mary Kennan Eaddy
Alexandra Nicole Earl
Melissa Eller
Danielle Elizabeth Faerber
Savannah Christine Gaylord
Duncan Alan McLean Germain
Elizabeth Jane Greer
Samuel Alan Heath
Elizabeth T. Heil
Colette Henderson
Melissa Danielle Jones
Katalin Elizabeth Jordan
Wendy M. Kauffman
Stephanie Kiser
Allison Leigh Knudsen
Jennifer Jean Lineberger
Cydney Heath Lunsford
Whitney Chantel Maxwell
Megan McHenry
Johanna Stephanie Meola
Eban Wesley Montaquila
Gretchen Pegram
Jessica Gauldin Porterfield
John P. Raitano
Kristin Rebecca Riggs
Sarah Danielle Rogers
Jill Russell
Nicholas John Scroggs
Marissa Lauren Shaw
Anna Sorin
Carmen Stackhouse
Sarah Michelle Swilley
Danielle Sullivan
Lindsey Ann Willner
Christine Woolford