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Greensboro College Education Honor Society Inducts Eight Students (3/24/2017)

March 24, 2017 4:08 pm
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College’s chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi international honor society in education has inducted eight of the college’s students.

They are:

  • Stephanie Anderson, a Piedmont Alternative Licensure candidate in birth-kindergarten education from Reidsville, N.C.
  • Lindsey Blackwelder, senior a middle-grades math education major from Thomasville, N.C.
  • Briana Fonseca, a senior K-12 instrumental music education major from Cameron, N.C.
  • Faith Hood, a junior middle-grades language arts education major from Kings Mountain, N.C.
  • Sherry Elliott, a Piedmont Alternative Licensure candidate in K-12 art education from Greensboro, N.C.
  • Tawanna Graham-Badgett, a Piedmont Alternative Licensure candidate in birth-kindergarten education from Julian, N.C.
  • Monique Staley, a Piedmont Alternative Licensure candidate in special education/adapted curriculum from Ramseur, N.C.
  • Donna Sublett, a Piedmont Alternative Licensure candidate in middle-grades mathematics from Burlington, N.C.

To be inducted into Kappa Delta Pi at Greensboro College, students must be enrolled in the Teacher Education Program; have demonstrated leadership; have completed 30 or more hours of coursework, of which 12 or more hours must be completed or in progress in education; have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 for undergraduates or 3.5 for graduate students; and receive an invitation from the chapter.

Kappa Delta Pi, chartered on March 8, 1911, at the University of Illinois, seeks to sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service. It works to help committed educators be leaders in improving education for global citizenship.

The organization has more than 580 chapters and 60,000 current members. Greensboro College’s Psi Mu chapter was chartered in 1997.

Greensboro College’s Teacher Education program serves both undergraduates and post-baccalaureate students. For more information on the program, contact the director, Rebecca Blomgren, at 336-272-7102, ext. 5264, or email blomgrenr@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features an 18-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities.

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