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Nine Students Elected to Psi Chi

CONWAY, Ark. (March 21, 2014) – Nine students were elected to the Hendrix College chapter of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology.

Psi Chi was founded in 1929 to encourage, stimulate and maintain excellence in scholarship, and to advance the science of psychology. 

Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests and who meet high academic qualifications.

New members include:

  • David Dobry, a sophomore from North Little Rock, Ark.
  • Laura Hildebrand, a sophomore from Little Rock, Ark.
  • Jessica Himes, a junior from Leneka, Kan.
  • Cathryn Johns, a junior from Plano, Texas
  • Serena Murphy, a junior from Paragould, Ark.
  • Lauren Nelson, a junior from Austin, Texas
  • Chloe Showalter, a sophomore from Cabot, Ark.
  • Neelam Vyas, a senior from Little Rock, Ark.
  • Xavier Welch, a sophomore from Joplin, Mo.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth 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 latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit