VIENNA, W.Va. – Eight Ohio Valley University students were inducted into the West Virginia Zeta chapter of Alpha Chi, a national college honor society, during the Feb. 23 induction ceremony at the university.
The new senior members are: Larissa Boyce of Richland, Mo.; Michael Cornell of Williamstown, W.Va.; Elizabeth Snively of Pittsburgh, Penn.; Lindsay Osborne of Mt. Orab, Ohio; Dalton Turner of Windsor, Ontario, Canada; and Melissa Willingham of Canton, Ohio.
The new junior members are: Caleb Dillinger of Pittsburgh, Penn., and Kayla Parsley of Flatwoods, Ky. Officiating at the initiation was chapter official sponsor Dr. Jonathan P. Miller. Ohio Valley University president Dr. Harold Shank addressed the inductees.
Membership in Alpha Chi is limited to no more than top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes.
The objectives of Alpha Chi are to promote and to recognize superior scholarship and those elements of character that make scholarship effective for service. The society, founded in 1922, has more than 300 chapters.
Chartered in 1958, Ohio Valley University is a residential faith-based Tier I institution with four colleges offering 35 undergraduate degrees and a master of education degree to students from 28 states and 14 nations. To learn more about the university, visit www.ovu.edu.
Front row (left to right): Lindsay Osborne, Larissa Boyce, and Elizabeth Dillinger Snively
Back row (left to right): Kayla Parsley, Dalton Turner, Michael Cornell, and Caleb Dillinger
Not pictured: Melissa Willingham