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Psi Chi induction

Barry McNamara
Monmouth College’s chapter of Psi Chi, the international psychology honor society, inducted a record 16 new members earlier this month.

Membership is offered to psychology majors and minors who meet certain academic standards. Benefits include being able to compete for national and regional research grants and awards, as well as being able to submit research for publication in Psi Chi’s Journal of Undergraduate Research.

Juniors inducted were Lauren Becker of Boise, Idaho, Rachel Holm of Oregon, Mary Schuch of Woodstock and Emily Triebel of Peoria. Sophomores inducted were Kayla Corzine of Danville, Greg Dortch of Des Plaines, Jessica Jones of Mapleton, Amy Kerulis of Wilmington, Kimberly Kleczewski of West Chicago, Marlee Lane of Round Lake Beach, Kirsten Lybarger of Smithshire, Asya McGinnis of Worth, Matthew Merreighn of New Holland, Brittany Munson of Altona, Kaylin Smith of Bolingbrook and Veronica Woodruff of Elgin.

Psi Chi was founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and for advancing the science of psychology. MC’s chapter, which now has 35 active members, was established in 1972.