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Alpha Chi Honor Society Fall 2018 Inductees

November 06, 2018

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Alpha Chi national honor society inducted 56 new members during a special initiation ceremony on Nov. 1 in the Houston Harte University Center.

Alpha Chi Honor Society LogoAlpha Chi is one of the nation’s most prestigious honor societies and is open to students majoring in any academic discipline. It has over 300 chapters nationwide with more than 400,000 members. To be eligible, students must rank in the top 10 percent of graduate students or seniors at their college or university, or in the top 7.5 percent of juniors.

ASU’s fall 2018 inductees by hometown and major are:

San Angelo: Olivia Campos, accounting; Izmael Carranco, accounting; Brianna Dailey, nursing; Mariana Felipe, teacher education; Travis Hunter, mass media; Rachel Key, teacher education; Colleen Mallory, psychology; Giovanna Scott, communication; Keely Shaw, history; and Rebecca Torres, English

Abilene: Megan Hollenbeck, teacher education; and Brooke Sherman, nursing

Argyle: Morgan Nicholas, food animal science and marketing

Big Lake: Samantha Sosa, mathematics

Bronte: Kacelyn Follis, social work

Canadian: Diana Cervantes, nursing; and Byanca Sanchez, teacher education

Carrollton: Christina Hamilton, exercise science

Coleman: Baile Jones, teacher education

Colorado City: Kalynn Hardegree, agricultural science and leadership

Del Rio: Anissa Hope Figueroa, mathematics

El Paso: Rebecca Garcia, animal science

Eldorado: Jose Esparza, mathematics

Fredericksburg: Esther Ledder, marketing

Frisco: Jake Ray, marketing

Garden Grove, Calif.: Kiana Hollins, studio art

Georgetown: Brian Valadez, history

Glenfield, N.Y.: Laura Stallings, nursing

Iraan: Taylor Parmer, chemistry

Liberal, Kan.: Chantel Davis, nursing

Lubbock: Andrew Perez, music

Mansfield: Bethany Ross, communication

McKinney: Haley Polk, history

Memphis: Zack Fisher, criminal justice

Midland: Steven O’Dell, history

New Braunfels: Amber Norris, health science professions

Odessa: Machilee Carlson, nursing

Plano: Clara McQuage, geoscience

Robert Lee: Serena Reese, history

Rowlett: Allyson Warren, nursing

Rupert, Idaho: Jeffrey Campbell, intelligence, security studies and analysis

Salado: Meagan Hill, English

San Antonio: Erin Drew, teacher education; Simone Hutchison, music; Lauren O’Shaughnessy, management; and Meghan Parker, exercise science

San Diego, Calif.: Megan Polis, social work

Seguin: John Raggio, communication

Seminole: Neil Thiessen, mathematics

Snyder: Alina Hernandez, mass media

Sterling City: Jennifer Sanchez-Morales, kinesiology

Sweetwater: Kensi Chowning, exercise science; and Debra Hefner, nursing

Waxahachie: Cara Rosmon, health science professions

Weatherford: Shileigh Potts, kinesiology

Cambridge, England: Rebecca Matthews, intelligence, security studies and analysis

Also, ASU Alpha Chi members Angela Chen of Helotes, Ian Stark of Comanche, Jessica Hettick of Knox City and Jeongock Park of Seoul, South Korea, gave presentations at the 2018 Alpha Chi National Convention in Portland, Ore., where Hettick was awarded a regional scholarship. Another member, Alfredo Bonilla Aguilar of Veracruz, Mexico, has been awarded a $3,000 H.Y. Benedict Fellowship to help fund his graduate studies.

ASU is located in Alpha Chi Region I, and Dr. Karl Havlak, College of Science and Engineering, is the head faculty advisor for the ASU chapter. Additional faculty advisors are Dr. June Smith for the College of Arts and Humanities, Dr. Sandra Pate for the Norris-Vincent College of Business, Dr. Charlene Bustos for the College of Education, and Paul Osmanski for the Archer College of Health and Human Services. Havlak is also secretary-treasurer for Region I and a member of the Alpha Chi National Council.