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Ten inducted into Sigma Tau Delta
Jeanette W. Morris
December 19, 2012

The Iota Nu Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society at Elizabeth City State University recently inducted ten new student members, three faculty members, and one honorary member. Their names, majors and hometowns follow:

Student Inductees
  • Priscilla Azaglo, an English major, Charlotte, NC
  • Michael Ball, an English major, Nags Head, NC Auriel S. Bowden, Communication Studies/English from Kenansville, NC
  • Chyna-Michelle Cole, Special Education, Elizabeth City, NC
  • Lauren E. Lee, an English major, Washington, D.C.
  • Barbara Miller, a Communication studies/Art major), Point Harbor, NC
  • Abigail Morris, an English major Camden, NC
  • Ta’Keah Otey, an English major, Richmond, VA
  • Terance White, English, Jacksonville, NC
  • Kayla Wills, a sociology major, Elizabeth City, NC


Faculty Inductees
  • Dr. Abigail Grant Scheg, assistant professor in the Department of Language, Literature, & Communication
  • Dr. Eric Weil, associate professor in the Department of Language, Literature, & Communication
  • Ms. Dionne Wesley, a lecturer in the Department of Language, Literature, & Communication


Honorary Inductee
  • Ms. Adrian Hargrove, an administrative support associate in the Department of Language, Literature, & Communication


Of the 133 members inducted into the Iota Nu Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta since 2005, approximately 30 students, faculty and staff are active members on campus.

Sigma Tau Delta is an International English Honor Society with more than 800 chapters in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and the Caribbean. A member of the Association of College Honor Societies, the organization was founded in1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University. The society strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies; •provide, through its local chapters, cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities; •foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language and writing; •promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members; •exhibit high standards of academic excellence; and •serve society by fostering literacy.

The organization's faculty advisor at ECSU is Mrs. Jeanette W. Morris. The event speaker was Mr. Pernell Bartlett, an Honorary Member of Sigma Tau Delta and the ECSU Staff Senate Chair.

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