Students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society|
Sigma Tau Delta was founded in 1924 and has about 800 active chapters in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and the Caribbean. The society’s central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate and professional studies, according to the society.
Misericordia University students majoring or minoring in English are eligible for Sigma Tau Delta after completing at least three semesters in the program and maintaining a minimum grade point average of 3.2 in the major’s courses and a 3.0 GPA overall.
Misericordia University students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta include, Michelle Cameron, Brookside, N.J.; Maggy Hanlon, Scranton, Pa.; Molly Harleman, Lehighton, Pa.; Jacob Hebda, Dallas, Pa.; Celsi Illiano, Dover, Del.; Kelsie McNamara, Dallas, Pa.; Katie O’Hearn, Scranton, Pa.; Grace Riker, Bridgewater, N.Y., and Ruth Whitesell, Harveys Lake, Pa.
The Department of English at Misericordia University inducted nine students into the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society during an induction ceremony. Participating in the ceremony, seated from left, are Molly Harleman, Lehighton, Pa.; Maggy Hanlon, Scranton, Pa.; Celsi Illiano, Dover, Del.; Ruth Whitesell, Harveys Lake, Pa.; second row, Dr. Amanda Caleb, assistant professor of English; Grace Riker, Bridgewater, N.Y.; Katie O'Hearn, Scranton, Pa.; Jacob Hebda, Dallas, Pa.; Michelle Cameron, Mendham, N.J., and Kelsie McNamara, Crisfield, Md.