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April 13, 2012 (Jackson) - This year, a total of 41 Jackson ASPIRE students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL), the oldest and largest national honor society for non-traditional adult students.

This honor society is for students who achieve and maintain academic excellence and leadership characteristics while managing the responsibilities to family, work, and the community.

To become a member, students must have earned a minimum of 24 semester hours in an undergraduate degree program at Belhaven University and be in the top twenty percent of eligible students. The following students were inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lambda Jackson chapter:

Maria Allen
Kimberly Readus
Gregory Kyle Ball
Lynda Michelle Brassfield
Kimberly Allison
Tina L. Brown
Anisha Bryant
Michelle I. Carter
Julienne Best Clark
Frederick L. Clark Sr.
Brian P. DeRossette
Chandra DeLisa Flowers
Merlyn White Flowers
Larry S. Ford
Rena Frost
Amanda Katheryne Gill
Michael Allen Hardy
Joseph E. Hemphill
Devin Richelle Jones
Craig Kittrell
Veleka S. Mann
Shanna McLaurin
Michael A. Miller
Betty S. Newell
Rhonda E. Nielsen
Caraleigh Paramore
Lauren A. Patterson
Joshua Phillips
Melissa L. Poe
Tawana Denise Murray Powell
Natalie Malone Readus
Tina Reed-Blue
Steven A. Smith
Hattie Starks
Stephen Patrick Sweeney
Gwendolyn Thompson
Misti Thornton
Shantel Howard Vaughan
Linda Walton-Cole
Madelyn D. Wansley
Michael LaVenski Wells
David A. Williams

The Lambda Xi Chapter at Belhaven annually invites outstanding adult undergraduate students on the Chattanooga, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, and Jackson campuses into the honor society as a way to recognize and to inspire high scholastic achievement.

The founding chapter was established at Northwestern University in 1946 and has more than 300 active ASL chapters in the United States.