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Gardner-Webb University Students Join Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society

Flag Pole on Gardner-Webb Campus

Degree Completion Program Sponsors New Members of Organization

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Gardner-Webb University faculty and staff recently held an informal induction for 15 new members of the Gamma Beta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda honor society. The students joined the society as representatives of the Degree Completion Program. Officials hope to have a formal in-person ceremony next semester when the COVID-19 pandemic has passed.

Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society was established in 1946 to honor superior scholarship and leadership to adult students. It is the largest and oldest chapter-based honor society for full and part-time adult students, with chapters at more than 250 colleges and universities.

The logo for Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society

Inductees are listed below with their cities of residence, majors and faculty sponsors.

  • Lisandro Bermudez Castaneda, of Lincolnton, N.C., computer information systems major, Lily Xiao
  • Lauren Bradley, of Shelby, N.C., elementary education major, Donna Suttle
  • Rachel Byrd, of Hays, N.C., business administration major, Earl Godfrey
  • Allyson Costner, of Bessemer City, N.C., accounting major, Darin Spencer
  • Sarah Feaster, of Gastonia, N.C., nursing major, Melissa McNeilly
  • Amber Harrill, of Rutherfordton, N.C., nursing major, Brittany Hudgins
  • Leanne Hindman, of Denver, N.C., management major, Earl Godfrey
  • Lindsey Lane, of Mooresboro, N.C., birth-kindergarten education major, Lane Wesson
  • Sarah Mosteller, of Casar, N.C., birth-kindergarten education major, Lori Nanney
  • Amber Neill-Swaney, of Hudson, N.C., human services major, Erin Cook
  • Erika Newsom, of Kannapolis, N.C., nursing major, Candice Rome
  • Roger Queen, of Millers Creek, N.C., criminal justice major, Homer Craig
  • Jennifer Reyes, of Forest City, N.C., nursing major, Nicole Beaver
  • Mansi Shah, of Morrisville, N.C., nursing major, Tina Lewis
  • Mackenzie Tilley, of Elkin, N.C., accounting major, Earl Godfrey

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