The Misericordia University Teacher Education Department recently inducted 13 students into the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education during an induction ceremony in Mercy Hall.
Founded in 1911, the honor society fosters excellence in education and promotes fellowship among those who are dedicated to teaching. Its mission is to sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship, leadership and service.
To be eligible for membership, teacher education majors at Misericordia University must be in their junior or senior year, have been on the dean's list at least twice, have a current overall grade point average of at least 3.4, and be active in professional activities.
Teacher education students inducted into Kappa Delta Pi are Giovanna Augustine, Mary Patricia Blaskiewicz, Alexia Evans, Jennifer Gazdick, Michaela Halesey, Ashley Johnson, Rachel Jones, Kimberly Kowalski, Alyssa Mattioli, Morgan Palmer, Emily Seaberg, Alexandra Stefanides and Christine Wickiser.
For more information about the teacher education program at Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or visit www.misericordia.edu/education.
The Misericordia University Teacher Education Department inducted students into the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education. Participating in the induction ceremony, first row from left, are Michaela Halesey, Hanover Twp., Pa.; Mary Patricia Blaskiewicz, West Pittston, Pa., and Kimberly Kowalski, Scranton, Pa.; second row, Alexandra Stefanides, Forty Fort, Pa.; Jennifer Gazdick, Farmingville, N.Y.; Giovana Augustine, Shavertown, Pa.; Christine Wickiser, Hanover Twp., Pa.; Alexia Evans, Kingston, Pa.; Colleen Duffy, Ed.D., visiting assistant professor; Jodi Loughlin, D.Ed., assistant professor; Morgan Palmer, Lawrenceville, N.J.; Ashley Johnson, Carlisle, Pa.; Rachel Jones, Hazleton, Pa.; Emily Seaberg, Tunkhannock, Pa., and Alyssa Mattioli, West Wyoming, Pa.