LATROBE, PA – Fifteen Saint Vincent College juniors and seniors have been selected for induction into Lambda Pi Eta, the honors society for the National Communication Association.
Lambda Pi Eta aims to recognize, foster and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies. To be eligible for selection, students must have completed at least 60 credit hours overall, including four courses in the communication curriculum, while holding an overall GPA of 3.0 and a 3.25 GPA in communication courses.
Saint Vincent College’s 2020 inductees into Lambda Pi Eta include:
Noah Aftanas, junior communication major from New Kensington.
Lilly McCormick, junior communication major from Stafford, Virginia.
Megan Manion, junior communication major from Bethel Park.
Jacob Mercer, senior communication major from Ridgway.
Tristan Newcamp, senior communication major from Allison Park.
Isaac Pesicka, junior communication major from Cleveland, Ohio.
Sydney Peretin, junior communication major from Venetia.
Derrick Pham, senior graphic design major from Greensburg.
Heather Rieg, senior graphic design major from Loretto.
Catherine Schollaert, senior communication major from Pittsburgh (15239).
Michael Schollaert, junior communication major from Pittsburgh (15239).
Julia Snyder, junior English major from Murrysville.
Elijah Urban, senior communication and English double major from State College.
Anna Zahren, senior communication major from Pittsburgh (15237).
Danielle Zemba, junior cybersecurity major from Derry.
Pesicka will serve as president for the 2020-21 year and Peretin vice president, while Aftanas and Manion will serve on the Lambda Pi Eta leadership team in coordinating events and outreach.
Lambda Pi Eta was established at the University of Arkansas in 1985, while Saint Vincent College’s Upsilon Nu chapter was established on Dec. 8, 2006. Dr. Melinda Farrington, assistant professor of communication, serves as the SVC adviser.
An official induction ceremony at Saint Vincent College is tentatively planned for fall 2020.