Phi Alpha inducts 9 new members

April 7, 2016 | 9:31 AM

The MacMurray chapter of Phi Alpha, a national honors society for social work, inducted nine new members last week at a ceremony in the Kathryn Hall Lounge.

Pictured front row from left: Christina Blash, assistant professor of Social Work; Kaydee Fletcher, a sophomore from Havana, IL, double-majoring in psychology; Courtney Pearson, a sophomore from Pearl, IL, double-majoring in psychology; Chancey Sturgeon, a sophomore from Alsey, IL; Alexis Mitchell, a sophomore from Springfield, IL, double-majoring in psychology; and Antwon Willis, a senior from Alton, IL. Second row, left to right: Samantha Knox, a junior from Jacksonville, IL; Russell Stuebinger, a junior from Yorkville, IL; Joseph Squillace, assistant professor of Social Work and chair of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Mathematics; Roberto Martinez, a senior from North Hollywood, CA; Andrew Alvarez, a senior from Belleville, IL.

To be eligible for Phi Alpha, students majoring in social work must have sophomore status, completed nine semesters of required social work courses, and achieved an overall grade point average of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.25 in social work courses.

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