Alpha Phi Sigma Omicron Chapter holds new member induction


The newest members of Mayville State University’s Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma were inducted Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Chapter officers, Allyson Durkin, president; Brady Eichelberger, serving as vice president; Brett Bachmeier, 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 19 new member induction, the Omicron Chapter officers for 2016-2017 were elected. They are Sara Larson, president; Marley Papenfuss, vice president; Jennie Steele, secretary; and Cianna Leschied, treasurer. 


Front row (left to right):  Cianna Leschied, Enid, Okla.; Karley Meyer, Bottineau, N.D.; Sara Larson, Larimore, N.D.; Allyson Durkin, Inkster, N.D.; Marley Papenfuss, Portland, N.D., and faculty sponsor John Pederson.
Back (left to right): Morgan Porter, Park River, N.D.; Brady Eichelberger, Lakota, N.D.; Brett Bachmeier, Mayville, N.D.; Katelyn Ogburn, Mayville, N.D.; Jessica Ogburn, Mayville, N.D.; Alicia Gibson, Mayville, N.D.; and Jennie Steele, Mayville, N.D.


About Alpha Phi Sigma


Alpha Phi Sigma is a national honorary scholastic fraternity founded in 1930. To be eligible for membership, a student must have earned a 3.50 honor point average in no less than 90 credit hours of work.

Contact Dr. John Pederson or call 701-788-4668 for more information.