Northeast State welcomed more than 50 new members to the Nu Sigma Chi chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society during the past academic year. Alpha Sigma Lambda recognizes the achievements of adults who reach academic excellence while facing competing interests of home and work.
The new members were inducted into the honors society for non-traditional college students at fall and spring induction ceremonies held at the College’s main campus in Blountville. The chapter’s faculty advisors Mahmood Sabri and Maggie Flint, and staff advisor Virginia Salmon, direct the chapter’s membership and activities. The newest Nu Sigma Chi members for 2012-13 and their academic majors are as follows:
Fall 2012: Kathy Adams, Business Management & Small Business Management; Daniel Anders, Medical Lab Technician; Sandra Baker, Office Administration Technology: Medical; Sheri Blankenbeckler, Sociology & Speech Communication; Joshua Blevins, Computer Programming/Web Development; Timothy Crigger, Business Management; Charles Forstall, Electromechanical Technology; Jessi Garino, Psychology; Lionel Grady, Jr., Nursing & Biology Transfer; Mallory Grey, K-6 Education: Special Education; Charles Harrell, Heating & Air; Talli Hunigan, Nursing; Marty Kilby, Chemical Process Operations; Sherri Lester, Public Relations/Advertising; Amber McGuire, Dental Hygiene; Wade McMackin, Electromechanical Technology; Autumn Morgan, Psychology; Kevin Ray, Electrical Technology: Electrical Concentration; Crystal Simpson, University Parallel; James Wandell; Terry Weber, Computer and Information Sciences: Networking Systems; and Randall Whitson, Biology and Police Science.
Spring 2013: Julia Allen, Business; Nancy Bailey; Kimberly Campbell, Business Accounting; Mary Jo Cardwell, Office Administration Technology: Medical; Sheryl Chapman, Cardiovascular Technology/Non-invasive; Daniel Chess, Welding/Metal Fabrication; Derick Cook, Mechanical Tool Technology; Patricia Coonley, Computer Science: Networking; Lisa Cross, University Parallel; Altheria Davis, General Studies; Kristen Dempsey, Accounting; Angela Durham, Pre-Pharmacy; Charlene Flynn, Office Administration Technology; Mary Johnson, Computer Science; Paige Kelly, Surgical Technology; Kimberly Lane, Early Childhood Education; Frankie Nunley, Nursing; Leslie Peery, Psychology; Jeanann Sanders, Medical Laboratory Technology; Padra Turner, Early Childhood Education; Heather Wendt, Psychology and Pre-Secondary Education; and Dana Williams, Social Work.
Student members must have completed a minimum of 24 graded semester hour credits. Student members selected also must have a minimum grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
Alpha Sigma Lambda is dedicated to the advancement of scholarship and recognizes high scholastic achievement in an adult student’s career. By so doing, this Society encourages many students to continue toward and to earn associate and baccalaureate degrees.