The Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education inducted 23 teacher candidates into Kappa Delta Pi, a national honor society in education that recognizes and promotes excellence in education.
Twenty-three teacher candidates in the Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education were inducted into Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, through the Sigma Gamma Chapter of Elon University.
The initiation ceremony took place on Thursday, April 28 in Johnston Hall.
Organized to recognize excellence in education, Kappa Delta Pi elects those to membership who exhibit the ideals of scholarship, high personal standards and promise in teaching and allied professions.
At Elon, undergraduate members must earn academic excellence with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.60 or higher and the recommendation of three teacher education faculty members.
The Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education is proud of the following senior inductees:
Kate Batchelder, Elementary Education
Hannah Boyles, Elementary Education
Carolyn Bunszell, History with Teacher Licensure
Calli Bunting, Elementary Education
Lucy Callicott, Elementary Education
Chelsea Domon, History with Teacher Licensure
Gillian Fertig, English with Teacher Licensure
Allie Forsterer, Elementary Education
Julia Freeman, Elementary Education
Ellie Gaudin, English with Teacher Licensure
Taylor Hale, Elementary Education
Lily Horvitz, Early Childhood Education
Grace Kennedy, Elementary and Special Education
Erika Kim, Elementary Education
Rachel Leonard, Elementary and Special Education
Sarah McClelland, Elementary Education
Lana Newman, Elementary Education
Celia Skulnik, Elementary and Special Education
Jordan Stefanowicz, Elementary Education
Ashley Tatum, English with Teacher Licensure
Katherine Williams, Elementary Education
Katie Williams, Elementary Education
Chloe Yoon, English with Teacher Licensure
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, was founded on March 8, 1911, at the University of Illinois. Kappa Delta Pi is the champion for future and new teachers from campus to the classroom. They deliver guidance and solutions to the particular issues facing teachers across the United States, while maintaining a global perspective. Above all, they are a reliable and research-based source of best practices for the teaching field as a whole.
Kappa Delta Pi is an honor society about educators and for educators. Selection as a member of Kappa Delta Pi is based on high academic achievement and a vision to build thriving communities and create lifelong opportunities by providing quality, equitable education for all.