Thursday, April 6, 2017

Midland College honors English students

Fifty-one students inducted into Sigma Kappa Delta English honor society

By Rebecca Bell
Dean of Community Relations & Special Events

On Friday, March 31, fifty-one students were inducted into the Midland College (MC) Zeta Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the English honor society for two-year colleges. The ceremony and reception took place in the Allison Fine Arts Building on the MC main campus.

With over 100 active chapters located in the U.S. and approximately 2,500 members inducted annually, Sigma Kappa Delta’s central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate studies. The MC Zeta Epsilon Chapter was founded in 2011. Members participate in campus and community service and plan literature-related social events for the club and MC students. To be eligible, students must have a high school diploma, be current students with 12 credit hours at MC, and hold a 3.0 overall GPA and a B or higher in all English coursework.

MC students inducted into the society on Friday evening were Ryan Adams, Stephanie Amparan, Nydia Andriano, Cameron Baker, Jacob Baley, Skyler Bennett, Amanda Brewer, Brandee Brown, Kristina Eva Canoy, Ricardo Cardona, Alex Chick, Elizabeth Conder, Sarah Cooley, Sasha Cooper, Mariela Corrales, Cassidy Crockett, Tammy Doss, Tiffany Dumont, Lauren Elrod, Luis Guillen, Hannah Hadley, Jayce Heinemann, Tien Hoang, Jordan Holt, Lisa-Marie Kampf, BreAna LaFoy, Mekelee LaFoy, Giselle Martinez, Frank Martinez, Haley McDonald, Shanta McMaryion, Michael Moore, Sandra E. Morgan, Bright Samuel Olubunmi, Kinsey O’Reilly, Melissa Padilla, Elizabeth Padron, Chase Phelps, Audrey Puente, Katherine Ramirez, Robert Ramirez, Natalie Rangel, Virginia D. Rodriguez, Gabriela Salinas-Gonzalez, Fernando Sanchez, Julie K. Sanders, Jordan Shoults, Sarah Stratton, Austin Tavarez, Joey Vargas and Rebekka Wollaston.

During the ceremony, the following returning members were honored: Antonella Aguilar, Alexis Allen, Jamie Bryant Parks, Dora Carey, Heather Dudley, Kristina Herod, Sarah Hobbs, Kody Leonard and Thomas White.
Faculty advisors are Stacy and Brendan Egan. For more information about Sigma Kappa Delta at Midland College, contact Stacy Egan, (432) 685-6700,

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