The Purdue University North Central Alpha Mu Pi chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, recently honored 11 English majors for their high academic achievement. In a ceremony held at PNC, students were recognized for their personal accomplishments and awarded lifetime membership certificates and pins.
The new members are Karen Bjonback and Mary K. Harris, both of LaPorte; Jennifer Eubanks and Kelsey Tabbert, both of Chesterton; Jeremy Fabbri and Paul Scott, both of Porter; Myria Martin and Hayley Morris, both of Valparaiso; Kelsey Padezan of Lowell; Aaron Ratigan of Portage and Ryan Stinchcomb of Michigan City. The Sigma Tau Delta faculty sponsor is Dr. Jane E. Rose, PNC associate professor of English.
In addition to conferring distinction on outstanding students, Sigma Tau Delta promotes interest in literacy and literature on local campuses and in the surrounding community and fosters the discipline of English in all its aspects, including creative and critical writing. Participation in campus and community service is expected of the members.