National leadership society inducts Coastal members
Omicron Delta Kappa is a national honor society that recognizes achievement in scholarship, athletics, campus or community service, mass media and the creative and performing arts.
The students are:
- Vance Albaugh, a junior biology major of Conway; - Charles Allen, a senior physical education major of Mount Croghan, S.C.; - Lacie Armstrong, a senior biology major of Logan, Ohio; - Jason Bishop, a senior marine science major of Greencastle, Pa.; - Jatana Brown, a junior marketing major of Myrtle Beach; - LaChelle Carr, a junior physical education major of Lake City; - Katherine Cilwa, a junior marine science major of Cincinnati, Ohio; - Victoria Clancy, a senior marine science major of Myrtle Beach; - Ala'a El Masri, a senior computer science major of Conway; - Jennifer Gathergood, a junior marine science major of Columbus, Ohio; - Dana Goffin, a junior management major of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; - Sarah Grap, a junior marine science major of Annapolis, Md.; - Jaime Hamrick, a junior management major of Mechanicsville, Va.; - Jennings Hucks, a junior political science major of Myrtle Beach; - Cherie Jenkins, a senior marine science major of Tampa, Fla.; - Suzette Lopez, a junior marine science major of Bel Air, Md.; - Robyn Ritter, a junior biology major of Stephens City, Md.; - Margaret Sexton, a senior marine science major of Taylors; - Michael Simons, a junior accounting major of Cincinnati, Ohio; - Eric Teague, a junior biology major of Cincinnati, Ohio; - Sara Thompson, a senior marketing major of Vancouver, Wa.; and - Heather Vukelic, a senior biology major of Toronto, Ohio.
Paul Malone was also inducted. He is chairman of the board of Chicora Development, a company he cofounded in 1972. Named an honorary founder of Coastal in 2000, Malone has been a member of the Coastal Educational Foundation, Inc., for 20 years. He served as president during the years leading to Coastal's independence from the USC system and as chairman of the Land Use Committee which charted the physical development of the campus.
Coastal Carolina University is a public, comprehensive liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate degree programs in 33 major fields of study and five programs leading to the master's degree in education. Located nine miles west of Myrtle Beach, S.C., the campus is home to more than 4,900 students.