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VTC Nursing Candidates Invited to Join Honor Society

Randolph — More than 100 candidates in the associate degree in nursing program at Vermont Technical College have been invited to join the top honor society for associate degree nurses in the country.

The college’s newly formed chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society, founded by the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing, promotes scholarship and academic excellence in the nursing profession.

Nursing professor Michelle Wade, co-coordinator of the Vermont Tech chapter, called the invitation “a tremendous honor” for the 118 students.

“They have proven themselves not only to be stellar students but also have demonstrated a deep commitment to the profession they are joining,” Wade said in a news release earlier this month.

To be considered for membership, students must have completed three semesters, maintain a 3.0 GPA in their nursing courses, demonstrate integrity and professionalism on campus and in clinical areas, and complete a group community service project.

Formal induction into Alpha Delta Nu will take place at Vermont Tech’s honors convocation on April 11 at the Randolph Campus Center. The new members will receive special pins and cords to be worn at the convocation and graduation ceremonies.

The inductees include the following Upper Valley residents:

Lisa Barrett, Hartford; Renee Champany, Bethel; Irma Chezhiya, Tunbridge; Steven Doyle, Tunbridge; Tamera Dubuque, Lebanon; Rachel Eggum, Tunbridge; Abigail Foster, South Strafford; Misty-Anne Koloski, Fairlee; Eden Monteith, Tunbridge; Thalia Nietzel, Strafford; Erika Seitz, White River Junction.