New agriculture honor society chapter is installed at Morningside College

July 17, 2018, in Applied Agriculture and Food Studies, Latest News

Morningside College recently was awarded a charter for the Delta Tau Alpha honor society for students in the field of agriculture, and students were inducted into the new chapter.

Delta Tau Alpha promotes and recognizes scholarship and leadership accomplishments of agricultural students while emphasizing character development, enhances undergraduate preparation for professional positions, and joins with other agricultural student organizations in the promotion of agriculture.

To be inducted into the honor society, students must complete at least 45 semester hours of college coursework and at least nine credit hours in the field of agriculture. They must rank in the upper 35 percent of their academic class, be of good character and possess qualities of leadership.

A plaque with the names of charter members of the Morningside chapter will be on display in the Regina Roth Applied Agricultural and Food Studies Program offices in Buhler Rohlfs Hall.

Students inducted into the honor society were Rachael Arnts of Alta, Iowa; Summer Beery of Anthon, Iowa; Colton Clark of Kingsley, Iowa; Skylore Curry of Elk Point, S.D.; Jason Kenny of Schaller, Iowa; Nicole Langbein of Sac City, Iowa; Andrew Metzger of Rock Rapids, Iowa; Melissa Pauley of Woodbine, Iowa; Devin Soll of Bancroft, Neb.; Ryan Stoll of Granville, Iowa; and Elizabeth Thies of Green Isle, Minn.

The faculty adviser for the Morningside chapter is Dr. Thomas Paulsen, department head for the Regina Roth Applied Agricultural and Food Studies Program.