CONWAY, Ark. (March 26, 2013) - Fourteen students were elected into the Hendrix College chapter of Psi Chi at its annual initiation ceremony on Thursday.
Psi Chi is the national honor society in psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate students who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests and who meet high academic qualifications.
The 14 new members include:
· Buzurg Arjmandi, a sophomore from Maumelle, Ark.
· Hope Coleman, a junior from Alexander, Ark.
· Devon Dundee, a junior from Greenwood, Ark.
· Rachel Head, a junior from Nashville, Tenn.
· Adrie Henry, a junior from Little Rock, Ark.
· Hannah Hill, a sophomore from Norman, Okla.
· Carson Hunter, a sophomore from Fort Smith, Ark.
· Allison Hudgens, a senior from Hot Springs, Ark.
· Anna Jolliff, a sophomore from Newberg, Ore.
· Harrison Lindley, a senior from Denton, Texas
· Caroline Nester, a sophomore from Hot Springs, Ark.
· Saranya Prathibha, a junior from Bentonville, Ark.
· Emma Rivera, a sophomore from Dallas, Texas
· Xi (Marcus) Zhu, a sophomore from Harbin, China
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.