Marietta College inducts six into Sigma Tau Delta; one into Sigma Delta Pi

Ceremony took place in the Jack and Betty Prince Forum on April 3

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MARIETTA, OHIO (04/18/2018) Marietta College's Department of English & Modern Languages recently inducted six students into Sigma Tau Delta and one student into Sigma Delta Pi as part of a larger awards program on April 3 in the Prince Forum.

The students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta were Brianna Dietry '19 (Doylestown, Ohio), Rachel Ewing '20 (Stockton, California), Sarah Little '19 (Davisville, West Virginia), Emily Peters '18 (Elyria, Ohio), Alyssa Prince '20 (Hilliard, Ohio) and Sam Welch '18 (Ennis, Montana).

Sigma Tau Delta is an international collegiate honor society for students of English at four-year colleges and universities who are within the top 30 percent of their class and have a 3.5 GPA.

The lone student inducted into Sigma Delta Pi was Melissa Farley '18 (Parkersburg, West Virginia).

Sigma Delta Pi is the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society and members are invited to join based on superior academic achievement in accordance with the criteria set forth by the Association of College Honor Societies.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy back in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and is consistently ranked as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation's best by Marietta was selected seventh in the nation according to the Brookings Institution's rankings of colleges by their highest value added, regardless of major.