The newest members of Mayville State University’s Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma were inducted Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Chapter officers, Sara Larson, president; Marley Papenfuss, vice president; Jennie Steele, secretary; Marley Papenfuss, treasurer; and faculty sponsor Dr. John Pederson led the ceremony.
Alpha Phi Sigma is an honor society which requires that students have an institutional and cumulative grade point average of 3.50 and junior standing in order to be eligible for membership. Alpha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet, signifies the beginning of the search for the true values of life; Phi, the love of learning; and Sigma, service to mankind. The motto of Alpha Phi Sigma is “Joy, Vision, and Service.”
Following the April 25 new member induction, the Omicron Chapter officers for 2017-2018 were elected. They are Sara Larson, president; Brenna Swanson, vice president; Megan Maassell, secretary; and Morgan Karlstad, treasurer.
Front row (left to right): Sara Larson, Larimore, N.D.; Marley Papenfuss, Portland, N.D.; Cianna Leschied, Enid, Okla.; Jennie Steele, Mayville, N.D.
Middle row (left to right): Brenna Swanson, Larimore, N.D.; Talise Hansen, Granby, Colo.; Taylor Benneweis, Enderlin, N.D.; and Lance Anderson, Devils Lake, N.D.
Back (left to right): Erin Olson, Grand Forks, N.D.; Hope Gutschmidt, Devils Lake, N.D.; Morgan Karlstad, Devils Lake, N.D.; Stephany Wold, Underwood, Minn.; Megan Maassel, Fargo, N.D.; and faculty sponsor Dr. John Pederson.