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Two inducted into Chowan honor society

Published 7:55pm Saturday, December 1, 2012

One woman from Suffolk and another from Windsor are among the new inductees to Kappa Delta Pi at Chowan University.

Kappa Delta Pi, the international education honor society, held its 2012 induction ceremony on Nov. 4 in Vaughan Auditorium on the historic Chowan University campus. Mrs. Linda White, Chowan’s First Lady, served as the keynote speaker for the society’s class of inductees.

“The purpose of Kappa Delta Pi is to promote excellence in and recognize outstanding contributions to education,” said Dean of the School of Education Dr. Brenda Tinkham. “The Society endeavors to maintain a high degree of fellowship among its members, promote professional growth, and honor achievement in educational work.”

To apply for membership in Kappa Delta Pi, a student must have successfully completed 12 hours of Education class credits at Chowan University and earned a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Inductees included Jasmine McDonald, a senior elementary education student from Suffolk, and Terese Elam, a senior elementary education student from Windsor.

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