Mathematics Honor Society Inducted New Members

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Westminster College chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon mathematics honor society inducted 13 new members at a dinner and ceremony March 10.

The event was held at the home of Dr. Natacha Fontes-Merz, Westminster associate professor of mathematics and Kappa Mu Epsilon adviser.

New members include: William Armentrout, Anthony Caratelli, Todd Changoway, Branislav Cikel, Bethany Ekimoff, Christina Erceg, Lisa Kaylor, Andrew Kieffer, Timothy Matyas, Jaclyn Miller, Hannah Raihall, Sydney Spain, and Chelsea Wesp.

The induction ceremony was led by the officers: Heather McQuiston, president; Coty Hainsey, vice president; Aaron Zavora, secretary; Jonathan Bodle, treasurer; and Stephen Donnel, public relations chair.

Kappa Mu Epsilon, a national honor society, was founded to promote the interest in mathematics among undergraduate students in colleges and universities that offer a strong mathematics major.  Members are selected from students in mathematics and closely related disciplines who have maintained standards of scholarship, have professional merit, and have attained academic distinction.

Contact Fontes-Merz at (724) 946-7290 or email fontesnc@westminster.edu for additional information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top tier liberal arts college, a national leader in graduation rate performance, and a "Great School, Great Price," according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 38th among liberal arts colleges, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 373 Colleges" and "Best in the Northeast" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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New members: (Front row, l-r) - Andrew Kieffer, Bethany Ekimoff, Jaclyn Miller, Sydney Spain, Lisa Kaylor, Christina Erceg. (Back row, l-r) - Anthony Caratelli, Todd Changoway, Branislav Cikel, Chelsea Wesp, Timothy Matyas.

 


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Adviser and officers (l-r): Dr. Natacha Fontes-Merz, Coty Hainsey, Stephen Donnel, Aaron Zavora, Heather McQuiston