Date: April 3, 2012
Contact: Carol Connelly, Director,
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PNC Students Honored for High Academic Achievement
WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central Alpha Mu Pi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, recently honored English majors and minors 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 Suzanne Bartholomew and Brittany Foltz, both of Michigan City; Marc Brown, Culver; Nicole Chirillo, Hilary Jordan, Alyssa Moskwa, and Siara Zaremba, all of Valparaiso; Alexandria Para and Chrystal Ziegler, both of LaPorte; and Kristen Sheldon, New Buffalo, Mich. 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.