Oct. 17, 2011
The Morningside College chapter of Psi Chi, an international honor society in psychology, received a Model Chapter Award for the 2010-2011 academic year from the Psi Chi National Council in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Only 29 of more than 1,100 Psi Chi chapters throughout the nation received the award this year.
Model Chapter Awards are presented annually to recognize and reward Psi Chi chapters that consistently maintain outstanding records of membership inductions, chapter correspondence, service projects and other criteria associated with being an outstanding chapter. The award comes with a $100 check.
Dr. Larry Sensenig, professor and chair of psychology, is the Morningside Psi Chi chapter’s faculty advisor.
The Morningside Psi Chi student officers for the 2010-2011 year were Amanda Martens of Shelby, Iowa, president; Kathy Gruis of Worthington, Minn., vice president; Megan Peters of Fonda, Iowa, secretary; Hannah Keesler of Viroqua, Wis., historian, and Jessica Tjaden of Julesberg, Colo., social chair.