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Trine freshmen inducted
Forty-four join honor society
Forty-four Trine University freshmen were inducted into Phi Eta Sigma honor society in the university’s Best Hall April 14.
Phi Eta Sigma is the oldest and largest freshman honor society, and exists to encourage and reward academic excellence among first-year students in institutions of higher learning. Students with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale at the close of any full-time curricular period during their first year are eligible to join.
Inducted were mechanical engineering majors Eric Allen of Clinton, Mich.; Jacob Allen of Medina, Ohio; Jonathan Childress of Bloomfield, Ind.; Alexander Croll of Sand Creek, Mich.; Matthew Kulbida of Orland Park, Ill.; Andrew Lehman of Topeka, Ind.; Kramer Pursell of Carmel, Ind.; and Hannah Thomas of St. Paul, Ind.
Civil engineering majors inducted were Khylei Boyer of Angola; Nathaniel Edwards of Farmland, Ind.; Andrew Herber of Roanoke, Ind.; Michael Kalberg of Naperville, Ill.; Brandon McElhiney of Bettendorf, Iowa; Adam Strombeck of Highland, Ind.; Melissa Terry of Wolcottville, Ind.; and David Teyber of Kettering, Ohio.
Chemical engineering majors were Valerie Coulter of Lebanon, Ind.; Kyle Nielsen of Prospect, Ohio; Lynn Secondo of Maumee, Ohio; and Michael Sentman of Batavia, Ill. Also inducted were computer engineering majors Jessica Dehning of Wheatfield, Ind.; Greg Whelan of Shaftsburg, Mich.; and Vincent Zipparo of Carmel, Ind.; and electrical engineering major Orry Miller of Solsberry, Ind.
Forensic science majors inducted were Kate Driskell of Anderson, Ind.; Ashley Gossard of Indianapolis, Ind.; Andrea Kansorka of Walbridge, Ohio; Rachelle Newberry of Grand Junction, Mich.; and Chelsea Sanders of Fort Wayne, Ind. Caleb Hatfield of New Castle, Ind., and Emily Jones of Warren, Ind., were psychology majors inducted.
Three elementary education majors, Jesse Hyre of Fremont, Ind., Kendra Schwehn of New Haven, Ind., and Hayley Verdieck of Colorado Springs, Colo. were inducted, along with communication majors Carla Moody of Battle Creek, Mich., and Kelly Tresick of Clinton Township, Mich.
Also inducted were Tyson Kaase of Syracuse, Ind., social science education; Lauren Phillips of South Bend, Ind., accounting; Mitchell Roeder of Edwardsburg, Mich., computer aided drafting and design; Daniel Rukes of Griffith, Ind., criminal justice; Matthew Warrener of Kendallville, Ind., general business; Todd Wisler of Bryan, Ohio, golf management; and two freshmen with undecided majors, Michael Maystead of Hillsdale, Mich., and Sarah McFarland of Mansfield, Ohio.