April 26, 2005
Eight Morningside College students and one staff member were inducted into Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society.
The students include:
Sioux City: Jennifer Dziurawiec, Jess Horsley, Angela E. Phillips.
Iowa: Lacey Bensink, Monroe; Emily Kesten, Oakland; Melissa Wurr, Holstein.
Other states: Stacy Baldus, Grand Meadow, Minn., Clifford Thompson, Trenton, Neb.
Marcie Ponder, administrative assistant in the English department at Morningside was also inducted as a member of Sigma Tau Delta.
Sigma Tau Delta's central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies. Sigma Tau Delta also recognizes the accomplishments of professional writers who have contributed to the fields of language and literature. One of the largest members of the Association of College Honor Societies, Sigma Tau Delta has more than 600 active chapters, more than 900 faculty sponsors, and inducts approximately 7,000 members annually.