Vienna, W.Va.—Seven Ohio Valley University students were inducted in the West Virginia Zeta chapter of Alpha Chi, a national collegiate honor society. The January 12 induction ceremony was conducted in the university’s Roberts Hall.
New members from the senior class are Lacey Bortell (Vienna, WV), Lauren Cunningham (Marietta, OH), Kaitlin Farrah (Parkersburg, WV) and Emily Marie Smith (Caldwell, OH).
New members from the junior class are Samuel Driver (Parkersburg, WV) Abby McKee (Mineral Wells, WV) and Bailey Woodfin (Warrenton, VA).
Dr. Jonathan P. Miller, the faculty sponsor for the chapter, officiated at the initiation. Ohio Valley University President Dr. E. Keith Stotts addressed the inductees.
Alpha Chi membership is limited to no more than the top ten 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.
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Chartered in 1958, Ohio Valley University is a faith-based, residential, liberal arts college founded by members of the Church of Christ. Students of all faiths are accepted and encouraged to apply. The university offers a variety of baccalaureate and master’s degrees to students from 26 states and 25 nations. To learn more visit www.ovu.edu.