LEXINGTON, Ky.—Sixty-three first-year students at Transylvania University were recently inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society that recognizes academic excellence. To be included, students must have maintained a 3.5 or higher GPA and be in the top 20 percent of their class during their first year or term of college. Vice President and Dean of Students Michael Vetter was initiated as an honorary member.
The new inductees are: Justin Brown Apperson, Tyler Wittmer Arnold, Miriam Jane Barager-Kemper, Daniel A. Barber, Elizabeth Ann Barczak, Cody Steven Barnett, Ethan Wert Campbell, Ashley Elizabeth Carter, Michael Alan Chase, Malynda Judith Clark, Alexis Nicole DeCamp, Hamilton Edwin Del Grosso, Roshni Nitin Desai, Victoria Frances Dickson, Matthew Wilson Durr, Maggie Elizabeth Eakins, Victor Charles Ferguson, Ashley Marie Fox, Diana Marie Gooding, Mark Ashley Hatfield, Brianna Jordan Hill, Kathryn Elizabeth Hooker, Carolyn Rose Hubbard, Brian Patrick Hudson, Sarah Marie Jagielski, Meghan Fay Johnson, Kayarash Karimian, Stephen Joshua Kowolonek, Jantzen Lee Latham, William Paul Malicote, Nicholas David Marnatti, Kali Zoe Mattingly, Karah Elizabeth McDaniel, Kelsey Michelle Meece, Carolyn Elizabeth Meiller, Allison Shea Merritt, Melissa Rose Moberg, Colin Joseph Mong, Rebecca Kendall Oliver, Abigail Jeanette Overstreet, Anthony Joseph Pakozdy, Jordan Trace Perkins, Shelly Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Somers Preston, Alicia Marie Reinersman, Christian Nathaniel Rhudy, Karl Alexander Schmitt, Zoe Elizabeth Snider, Maria Angela Starck, Dylan Shane Stearsman, Amanda Mae Stoddard, Victoria Lee Sullivan, Raisa Olivia Tikhtman, Emily Marie Ullrich, Chad Michael Warner, Tara Katherine Werner, Anne Eugenia Wright, Devin Leigh Wright, Emmalyne Davina Marie Wyatt, Eugeneia Grace Wyatt, Carly Marie Wynn and Emma Rachel Yetter.Transylvania, founded in 1780, is the nation's sixteenth oldest institution of higher learning and is consistently ranked in national publications as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.
Transylvania University admits students regardless of age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other classification protected by federal or state law or local ordinance.