Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Alpha Phi Sigma national criminal justice honor society welcomes 14 new members

L to r: Dr. Marny Rivera, Derek Witte, Samuel Giacalone, Donte Powell, Joshua Johnson, Melinda Guerrissi,
Simona Gerdts, Margaret Spears, Dr. Ryan Fortson, Gaynor Johansen, Kimberly Del Frate, Jessica Lopez,
Dr. Allan Barnes, Joshua Kopp, Cheng Vang.
Not pictured - Dr. Sharon Chamard, Eric Burkett, and Daniel Reinhard.

Fourteen Justice majors were inducted as members of the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society, Omega Xi Chapter, on Thursday, March 28 at the UAA/APU Consortium Library. Family and friends attended the ceremony, followed by a reception.

To be selected for this honor, each student had to maintain a 3.2 overall cumulative GPA and 3.2 GPA in their Justice major. Alpha Phi Sigma is the only National Criminal Justice Honor Society for Criminal Justice majors. The society recognizes academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students of criminal justice.

Dr. Ryan Fortson, J.D., faculty advisor, moderated the ceremony. Dr. Marny Rivera, Dr. Sharon Chamard and Dr. Allan Barnes, Justice faculty, also attended.

2013 inductees:

Eric Burkett
Kimberly Del Frate
Simona Gerdts
Samuel Giacalone
Melinda Guerrissi
Gaynor Johansen
Joshua Johnson
Joshua Kopp
Jessica Lopez
Donte Powell
Daniel Reinhard
Margaret Spears
Cheng Vang
Derek Witte