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Six Westminster students initiated into Alpha Phi Sigma criminal justice honors society

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Posted on Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Six Westminster students were initiated in May into the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society in the Witherspoon Lakeview room on Westminster’s campus.

The initiates included seniors Vanessa Tom, a criminal justice studies major from White Oak, Pa.; Sadie Cunningham, a psychology major from Webster, N.Y.; Jessica Reabe, a criminal justice studies major from Export, Pa.; Bailey Pilch, a criminal justice studies major from New Castle, Pa.; Megan Strohmenger, a biology major from Olmstead Falls, Ohio; and Tori Bowersock, a junior criminal justice studies major from Libson, Ohio.

To be inducted, students must be majoring in criminal justice or a related field, have at least a 3.2 GPA and be in the top 35% of their class, and have completed 45 semester hours of criminal justice studies coursework.

The ceremony was conducted by Dr. Kristin Park, professor of sociology, and Dr. Jamie Chapman, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice studies and Alpha Phi Sigma adviser.

For more information on the criminal justice studies department, click here.