Angelo State University’s chapter of the Alpha Chi national honor society will induct 46 new members during a special initiation ceremony this Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont Drive.The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in the University Center’s C.J. Davidson Conference Center and is open free to the public. ASU graduate and Alpha Chi member Preston Wimberly will address the new initiates.

Alpha Chi is open to students majoring in any academic discipline and has over 300 chapters nationwide with more than 400,000 members. To be eligible, students must rank in the top 10 percent of seniors at their college or university, or in the top 7.5 percent of juniors.

ASU’s fall 2014 inductees by hometown and major are:

Athens: Luke Solomon, psychology

Ballinger: Blake Holle, chemistry

Big Spring: Cerbi Ritchey, mathematics

Bronte: Katie Austin, animal science; Savannah Dyess, interdisciplinary studies; and Kimberly Lee, kinesiology

Colorado City: Kathrine Hickson, psychology

Dalhart: Skyler Wilt, physics

Del Rio: Leah Fisher, computer science

Houston: Christopher Chavez, criminal justice

Keller: Christian Rusk, accounting

Lewisville: Jaclyn Ellison, interdisciplinary studies

Lubbock: Janae Hatchett, theatre

Merkel: Shannon Heinz, kinesiology

Ozona: Daniel Cruz, border and homeland security; and Melisa Garza, nursing

Palmer: Reagan Mitchell, animal science

Perrin: Destiny Stephens, nursing

Robert Lee: Jordan Gartman, interdisciplinary studies; and Justin Gartman, interdisciplinary studies

Roby: Brooke Estes, biology

Rotan: Adam Coffman, music

San Angelo: Hillari Adam, accounting; Pedro Arredondo, studio art; Hannah Bozeman, English; Susan Clough, nursing; Casey Cornwell, interdisciplinary studies; Ashley Doss, interdisciplinary studies; Jessica Gambrell, nursing; Sean Gibbons, security studies; Jared Goecker, political science; Nathanial Maldonado, biology; Trisha Martinez, psychology; Nayeli Medrano, studio art; Caleb Montez, natural resource management; Arielle Reynolds, English; Megan Robertson, interdisciplinary studies; and Brittany Wollman, history

San Antonio: Marvin Lilly, intelligence, security studies and analysis; and William Payne, psychology

Schertz: Natalie Nielsen, agricultural science and leadership

Stanton: Ethan Mauldin, biology/life science

Tahoka: Caleb Renfro, management information systems

Vernon: Ryan Tacker, kinesiology

Wall: Shanna Holik, mathematics

Wichita, Kan.: Colleen McMillan, intelligence, security studies and analysis

ASU is located in Alpha Chi Region I, and Dr. Karl Havlak, professor of mathematics, is the head faculty advisor for the ASU chapter. Additional faculty advisors are Dr. June Smith for the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Biqing Huang for the College of Business, Dr. Charlene Bustos for the College of Education, and Paul Osmanski for the College of Health and Human Services. Havlak is also secretary-treasurer for Region I and a member of the Alpha Chi National Council.

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