National History Society Inducts JSU Students
By Sherry Kughn
March 30, 2004 -- The Tau Theta Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta (PAT), a
Jacksonville State University history honor society, will induct new members
during a ceremony at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 8 in McClure Chapel.
This year's inductees are:
for the honorees will follow the ceremony in Leone Cole Auditorium.
- Emily Prisoc, a sophomore from
Greensboro. She has a special interest in women's history and labor history.
She is also a member of the History Club and Phil Eta Sigma, the freshman
- Andrew Burns, a junior from Alexandria. He is majoring
in exercise science and wellness and wants to become a physical therapist.
He has a special interest in early Western civilization, such as Greek
city-states. Burns likes to travel and is a member of the HYPER Club. He is
married and has two children, Luke and Amy.
- Connie Lomax, a
graduate student from Coldwater. She is majoring in secondary education and
social science. She wants to teach.
- Daniel Rice, a senior from Villa
Rica, GA. He is a political science major and wants to become a lawyer or
work for the CIA or NASA. He is a member of the Phi Eta Sigma, the freshman
honor society, and the Political Science Honor Society.
Students who are members of PAT must have completed 12 hours of history
and achieved a 3.25 GPA in those courses. In addition a student must have an
overall GPA of 3.00.
The local chapter sponsors a scholar's lecture
each year and conducts a service project for needy children in Guatemala.
PAT also works closely with the JSU History Club, which provides programs on
history and provides social activities and tours of historical sites. The
chapter takes part in regional meetings that serve as a forum for the
presentation of papers on historical topics.
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