Twelve students inducted into Communications Honor Society

Wed, 04/13/2011 - 10:30am

MOBILE, Ala – Twelve Spring Hill College students were inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, National Communications Honor Society, Sunday, April 10 at Stewartfield.

The new officers elected are juniors Emily Stewart as president, Vicky Rye as vice president of communications, Kate Imwalle as vice president of programs, and Jacob Browning as vice president of membership.

Inductees from Spring Hill’s senior class include Megan Harrison, Katelyn Ikner, Emily Landrieu, Paige Malone, Caitlin Teahan, Tameka Thomas, Brooke Turlich and DeMarco Wills. Patricia Hartman, faculty advisor for Lambda Pi Eta, welcomed the new members and congratulated the five outgoing members: Lauren McCarthy, Adam Beathard, Jessica Edgar, Abby Cowart and Jasmine Williams. Also recognized at the ceremony were Tom Loehr, chair of the communications department, and Dottie Hempfleng, secretary of the communications department. Both will be retiring after the spring semester.

Lambda Pi Eta was inducted into the Association of College Honor Societies in 1996. Members must have completed 60 semester hours in undergraduate credit courses, have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0, completed 12 semester hours in communications courses and have at least a 3.25 grade point average within the major. Students must also be in the top 35 percent of their graduating class and must be recommended by professors.