The Worcester State University Lambda Rho chapter of the Alpha Sigma Phi National Criminal Justice Honor Society held its 2012 induction ceremony in the Seven Hill Lounge at Wasylean Hall on November 27. Alpha Sigma Phi recognizes students who earn a grade point average of 3.3 or higher at the University. This year’s inductees were recognized for their attention to scholarship and dedication to WSU.
Chapter Advisor and Interim Chair of the Criminal Justice Department Dr. Stephen A. Morreale and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Tina Adams welcomed the inductees, parents and friends. Attorney Marcia Ellen Green, assistant clerk nagistrate for the Worcester District Court, served as the guest speaker.
The following students were inducted at this year’s event: Michael Caffrey, Marina DaSilva, Joanna D’Orazio, James Hickson, Samuel Krutov, Kimberly Martino, Kayci Moodie, Leyna Pollack, Adam Polselli, Michael Ragno, Omer Rafiq, Derek Ryan, Ashley Sikes and Riley Sullivan.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, inductees were asked to speak about the importance of their education at WSU and what it meant to be accepted into the honor society. Several parents spoke with pride and about the ceremony, and how motivated and articulate the honorees were.
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