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UT Tyler Inducts 68 Students Into Alpha Chi National Honor Society

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January 14, 2019

Media Contact: Beverley Golden
Senior Director of Media Relations
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
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The University of Texas at Tyler recently announced the induction of 68 students into its Texas Alpha Xi Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society for the 2018—19 academic year.

Alpha Chi recognizes superior academic performance in all fields of study. The Texas Alpha Xi chapter has been celebrating UT Tyler student achievement for 42 years.

To be eligible for membership, an undergraduate student must be at least a junior, have completed a minimum of 24 hours at UT Tyler and be ranked in the top 5 percent of students in their college with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Eligible graduate students are those who have completed at least 15 hours at UT Tyler and fall in the top 5 percent of their college with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

Student inductees are listed by hometown:

ALICE – Matthew DeLeon.

ARLINGTON – Nic Duly.

ATHENS – Stephen Alvarado.

BRAZORIA – Katie Batts.

COLLEGE STATION – Rejeesh Vasudev.

CROCKETT – Michael Nesmith.

ELKHART – Aly Graves.

FLINT – Ciara Howard and Somer Ryan-Bockover.

FRISCO – Danielle Malone.

FRUITVALE – Felisha Hickman and Elvia Torres.

GEORGETOWN – Virginia Rojo.

HOUSTON – Vivian Kardow, Jennifer Knickerbocker, Stephen Krause and Justin Wright.

KATY – Bianca Blattman.

KILGORE – Clinton Meadows.

LANEVILLE – Nikki Brown.

LIBERTY CITY – Karley Sheets.

LINDALE – Rebecca Renfrow and Shawna Shacklett.

LONGVIEW – Madison Brewer, Christi Goldston, Lauryn Miller, Aubrey White and Indira Zamora.

LORENA – Ashley Cluke.

MABANK – Tina Killian.

MURCHISON – Johnathan Rhoads.

PALESTINE – William Peterson and Amanda Slayton.

PARIS – Emily Springer.

SACHSE – Jeremiah Porter.

SAN ANTONIO – James Medford.

SPRING – Cina Bornstein-Watson.

SULPHUR SPRINGS – Krystal Fetting.

TENNESSEE COLONY – Christopher Snell.

TERLINGUA – Nichole Davis.

THE WOODLANDS – Eduardo Chang.

THORNDALE – Abby Jones.

TYLER – Amy Baskin, Maria Cornelio, Lisa Dempsey, Carolina Murcia Gallo, Lindsey Markel, Carrie Miller, Chelsea Quevedo, Whitney Scoggins, Jennifer Smith and Joshua Stapp.

WACO – Kimanh Le.

WHITE OAK – Michelle Langford.

WILLS POINT – Gregory Duckworth.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Samuel Vazquez-Milan.

CORAL SPRINGS, FLORIDA – Taryn Palumbo.

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA – Cara Tye.

HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS – David Rose.

MACON, GEORGIA – Nnika Montgomery.

MINDEN, LOUISIANA – Melissa Madden.

MOUNT VERNON, WASHINGTON – Rebecca Gibson.

TULSA, OKLAHOMA – Dawn Strelow.

ALASKA – Heidi Lucking.

CAMEROON – Claude Rudel Juimo Bieleu Tchata.

NEPAL – Prakash Bhandari.

NIGERIA – Taiye Obafemi.

SERBIA – Milos Pavlovic.

A member of the prestigious UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler focuses on student success and innovative research in the more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered. With more than 10,000 students, UT Tyler has facilities in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.

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