MC’s Alpha Gamma Sigma inducts new members

MC’s Alpha Gamma Sigma inducts new members during 2018 ceremony 

April 30, 2018

Maryville College’s Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Scholarship Society inducted new members during a ceremony held April 21 in the Samuel Tyndale Wilson Center for Campus Ministry.

The purpose of Alpha Gamma Sigma, according to its constitution, is to “encourage thorough scholarship and to stimulate interest in cultural pursuits among the students of the College.”

Membership is extended to the top 10 percent (by GPA) of students with senior standing at the start of the spring semester who are eligible to graduate with honors.  A junior of exceptional ability and scholarship may be elected into the society through a unanimous vote of the active membership.

The following seniors are the College’s newest inductees of Alpha Gamma Sigma: Madalyn Carpenter, a history with teacher licensure major from Maryville, Tenn.; Chandler Chastain, a writing communication major from Signal Mountain, Tenn.; Cara Coleman, a biochemistry major from Maryville, Tenn.; Jacqueline Eul, an outdoor studies and tourism major from Glendale Heights, Ill.; Evan Ezell, a computer science major from Canton, Ga.; Kaitlyn Flickinger, an exercise science major from Knoxville, Tenn.; Allison Franklin, a history major from Rogersville, Tenn.; Mariah Franklin, a history and political science double-major from Knoxville, Tenn.; Kameron Graves, a management major from Maryville, Tenn.; Sarah Gregory, an ASL-English interpreting and ASL and Deaf studies double-major from the Czech Republic; Kerigan Hartline, a child development and learning with teacher licensure major from Maryville, Tenn.; Alix Jago, a criminal justice major from Kingston, Tenn.; Byjan Kajaei, a teaching English as a second language (TESL) major from Antioch, Tenn.; Kristie Lee, a psychology (counseling) major from Knoxville, Tenn.; Jordan McCullough, a history major from Lebanon, Tenn.; Rachel Elizabeth Resciniti, an English with teacher licensure major from Maryville, Tenn.; and Sarah Wickman, a psychology major from Knoxville, Tenn.

Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience that includes an undergraduate research requirement, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation. Total enrollment for the Fall 2018 semester is 1,154.