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Students Inducted into Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – University of the Cumberlands is pleased to announce that the following students have been inducted into Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education on April 17, 2010.

Undergraduate initiates include:

Megan J. Barrowman, of Foster;
Natalie R. Baugh, of London;
Hollie A. Byrum, of Franklin, Ohio; Mallory H. Cobb, of Carlisle;
Erin M. Cundiff, of Louisville;
Johnathan T. Elliott, of Jascksboro, Tenn.;
Erin M. Engel, of Williamsburg, Ohio;
Casey D. Inabnitt, of Nancy;
Stephanie R. Lawless, of Corbin;
Sarah W. Masters, of Burgin;
Mallory R. Mathena, of Latonia;
Trisha R. Perry, of East Bernstadt;
Fahlin D. Pulliam, of Hawesville;
Michael W. Rice, of Williamsburg;
Kelly A. Sawyers, of Williamsburg;
Allison P. Simmons, of Fairfield, Ohio;
Candice R. Sizemore, of Corbin;
Stacy M. Starrett, of Pine Knot;
Megan E. Swope, of Hamilton, Ohio;
Tiffany D. Vanover, of Whitley City;
Jonathan S. Wyatt, of Williamsburg;

Graduate initiates include:

Thomas P. Blumette, of Corbin;
Amy N. Ellis, of Bloomfield;
Joyce D. Fraley, of Williamsburg;
Breanna Gross, of Hazard;
Jeffrey M. Hanlon, of Kingston, Tenn.;
Lakesha C. Heath, of Rock Hill, S.C.;
Mary R. Isaacs, of McKee;
Debbie J. Masson, of Eagle River, Ala.; Carolyn W. Reaves, of Williamsburg;
James G. Silliman, of Bardstown;
Dennis J. Smith, of Middlesboro;
Megan M. Smith, of Murfreesboro, Tenn.;
Jennifer K. Stephens, of Eminence;

Guest speaker Angela Williamson addressed those in attendance following the initiation. Williamson obtained her BS and MS in Elementary Education from Cumberland College in 1983 and 1992, and she has taught in the Corbin independent school system for 25 years.

Kappa Delta Pi, founded in 1911, encourages high professional, intellectual and personal standards and recognizes outstanding contributions to education. Membership into Kappa Delta Pi is open to education majors who are first semester sophomores, juniors or seniors ranking in the top 20 percent of their class, have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and have 12 semester hours of professional education courses. Graduate candidates must have a G.P.A. of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale, be enrolled in a degree program, have completed 6 hours of graduate work, and have 12 hours of professional education courses.