Florida College’s chapter of Alpha Chi, the national college honor society, inducted 13 new members at a ceremony in Puckett Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 5:30 p.m.

Alpha Chi is a coeducational academic honor society with the purpose of promoting academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and honoring those who achieve such distinction. Membership is limited to the top 10 percent of juniors, seniors and graduate students from each chapter, and there are more than 300 chapters of Alpha Chi located in 45 states and Puerto Rico.

Dr. Dan Petty opened the ceremony of the Florida Xi chapter by welcoming guests and introducing Dr. Colly Caldwell as the guest speaker for the event. Petty was also responsible for installing this year’s officers: Haley Bowman as president, Amanda Williamson as vice president, and Morgan Bingham as secretary and treasurer.

The newly installed officers inducted 13 new members:

  • Hannah Beckley
  • Brian Hamilton
  • Hannah Henderson
  • Olivia Johnson
  • Erica Mackey
  • Emily Ogden
  • Abigail Smith
  • Jessica Tharp
  • Lauren Thomley
  • Erin Wells
  • Madison West
  • Micah Works
  • Sara Yeagar

Please congratulate these students on their outstanding academic achievements!