Seventeen Students Inducted Into Education Honor Society

June 27, 2019

By Brayden Rollins

On April 4, seventeen education students were inducted into the Alpha Eta Mu Saint Anselm College chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education.

The Saint Anselm College students inducted this 2018-2019 academic year were:

Delaney Bartol ’20, elementary education

Christina Caouette ’19, elementary education

Emily Creedon ’20, elementary education

Gianna Galluzzo ’20, elementary education

Kelsey Hammond ’19, English and secondary education

Breda Holland ’20, history and secondary education

Kendall Hoover ’20, elementary education

Julia Lazarek ’20, elementary education

Lauren Lockard ’20, elementary education

Jillian Petrillo ’20, elementary education

Allison Reh ‘20, elementary education

Emma Saltsman ’20, elementary education

Hanna Shibles ’20, English and secondary education

Brianna Sullivan ’20, elementary education

Julia Thissell ’20, elementary education

Colleen Toomy ’20, elementary education

Haley Zahn ’19, elementary education

The Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education was founded in 1911 at the University of Illinois in hopes of fostering excellence in education and promoting fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. Today, the society is comprised of over 1.2 million members. With a required minimum grade point average of 3.0 for all undergraduate students, membership in Kappa Delta Pi is limited to the top 20 percent of those entering the field of education.

The ceremony, which took place in the President’s Dining Room, began with an invocation by Vice President of Academic Affairs Brother Isaac Murphy, O.S.B., followed by a warm welcome from Dean of the College Mark Cronin. Alumnus and Ralph A. Lurgio Middle School Principal Edward Joyce ’94 delivered the keynote address. Chapter counselor and education professor Dianna Sherman introduced the inductees. To conclude the ceremony, the inductees were initiated by chapter co-presidents, Helene Ingoldsby ’20 and Georgina Burke ’18, secretary Jillian Petrillo ’20, and treasurer Kate Hennebry-Kenny ’20.