Eighteen students have been inducted into Coastal Carolina University's Alpha Pi chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, an honor society for continuing students age 25 and older. The program, in its fourth year, is sponsored by Coastal's School of Continuing Studies.
To be eligible for membership, students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program and have a minimum of 24 graded semester hours at Coastal. Members are selected from the highest 10 percent of the class, and must have a grade point average of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
The following students were inducted into Coastal's Alpha Pi Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda:
- Lawrence Altman, management, Aynor;
- Sonya Baird, elementary education, Georgetown;
- Patricia Brennan, interdisciplinary studies, Surfside Beach;
- Jeff Burke, marketing, Myrtle Beach;
- Lisa Capparella, accounting, Conway;
- Loretta Cox, early childhood education, Longs;
- Stephen Dew, mathematics, Little River;
- Fritz Frye, biology, Galivants Ferry;
- Adam Hankey, biology, Myrtle Beach;
- Barry Price, interdisciplinary studies, Georgetown;
- Melody Rike, interdisciplinary studies, Murrells Inlet;
- Marcia Sample, sociology, Conway;
- Mary Jo Schmick, interdisciplinary studies, Surfside Beach;
- Sandra Stigant, computer science, Pawleys Island;
- Brian Sweeney, management, Pawleys Island;
- Laura Taylor, biology, Myrtle Beach;
- Julie Vazquez, elementary education, Myrtle Beach; and
- Mimi Wrobel, English, Myrtle Beach.
Elected officers for 2002-2003 are: Barry Price, president; Marcia Sample, vice president; and Patricia Brennan, secretary/treasurer.
Wilbur Garland, former director of Coastal's interdisciplinary studies program, was the keynote speaker for the induction ceremony held Tuesday, March 5.