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Randolph Women to be Honored With Induction Into Local Chapter of Iota Sigma Pi

National chemistry honor society recognizes outstanding female student scientists

11/14/2008 10:19:50 AM


LYNCHBURG — Five Randolph students will be inducted into the Lanthanum Chapter of Iota Sigma Pi, the national honor society of women in chemistry on Monday, Nov. 17. The initiation ceremony also celebrates the chapter’s 10th anniversary.

The Lynchburg chapter of Iota Sigma Pi was established in 1998. The national organization was founded in 1902 to promote interest in chemistry among women students, to foster mutual advancement in academic, business, and social life, and to stimulate personal accomplishment in chemical fields. Randolph joins Sweet Briar College and Lynchburg College to form the local chapter.

The following students will be initiated into the Lanthanum Chapter of Iota Sigma Pi:

Aliyah Barrett
Elizabeth Robinson
Rebika Shrestha
Amy Thruston
Archana Datta

They join other current Randolph students who were previously inducted into the chapter: Marwa Abdel-Latif, Sasha Fraser, and Shirae Leslie.

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CONTACT: Brenda Edson, Director of College Relations