Student Life

58 students inducted into Alpha Chi

By CSU Media | April 1, 2019
2019 Alpha Chi inductees

Alpha Chi held its annual induction ceremony on March 29, 2019, to recognize students for their academic excellence at Charleston Southern University. To qualify for an invitation, students must be in the top 10% of their junior or senior classes. Faculty sponsors, Dr. Maxwell Rollins, associate professor of business and director of graduate programs; Dr. Charles Smedley, associate professor of sociology; and Dr. John Kuykendall, professor of history and department chair, inducted 58students into the CSU chapter with 32 attending the ceremony. The speaker for the induction ceremony was Dr. Jackie Fish, vice president of academic affairs at CSU.  

“Use this experience to know that you can achieve anything you set your mind to,” Fish said in a charge to the inductees.

Alpha Chi, founded in 1922, is a coeducational society whose purpose is to promote academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and to honor those who achieve such distinction. Alpha Chi is a general honor society that admits students from all academic disciplines. CSU’s 2019 inductees include: 

Lori Ashbaugh
Caleb Axelson
Taylor Barnes
Avery Beaumont
Brittany Benjamin
Katelyn Bertozzi
Skylar Blackmon
Anna Brandt
Whitney Brinson
Ilia Brodskii
Jeffrey Bussey
Christian Cartner
Moriah Cassano
Caroline Chapman
Christopher Chism
Joseph Corbett
Ryan Coughlin
Diane Crawford
Ralissa DeJong
Madison DeMars
Rebecca Detwiler
Joaline Diez
John Ellis
Richard Esposito
Earl Fleetwood
Seraina Gantenbein
Jasmine George
Kelsey Henning
Savannah Hinzman
Adrianna Jackson
Kayla Klimpel
Rachael Laemers
Abigail Lilly
Rachel Lisle
Joseph McCallister
John McCormick
Kilian Meilinger
Rebekah Miele
Erica Molina
Shana Nicely
Jailynn Paige
Taylor Peake
Alyssa Popolizio
Kenya Ratliff
Sabrina Reash
Kaitlyn Rikard
Bryce Robidoux
Joshua Sharer
Emma Shealy
Rachel Smith
Lykeirra Steele
Meaghan Stokes
Stephen Tate
Erin Van Eck
Roxanna Venable
Elizabeth Williams
Jonathan Wilson
Ellen Young


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