24 Seniors Inducted Into Fourth Chi Sigma Alpha Athletic Honor Society Class

About Chi Alpha Sigma

WORCESTER, Mass. – In its new home, the Worcester State University Athletic Department held its student-athlete ceremony on the John P. Brissette Competition Court inside the Wellness Center on Monday, May 1st.

 

Worcester State's "Chi Alpha Sigma" senior honorees were brought to stage and received their chords. The senior recipients were: Allison Baker, Katherine Becker, Anthony Bement, Caitlyn Brennan, Rachel Couto, Valerie Hoyle, Kayla Humphrey, Melanie Hunter, Shelby Jankins, James LeNoir, Alaina Martin, Daniel McGuill, Mary McKeown, Derek Moore, Charles Newman, Vanessa O'Donnell, Isaac Ofori, Kristen Pessa, Noah Phelps, Courtney Salisbury, Patrick Sharron, Crissostomos Villarreal.

 



17 Seniors Inducted Into Third Chi Sigma Alpha Athletic Honor Society Class

 

WORCESTER, Mass. – On Tuesday night (May 3), the Worcester State University Department of Athletics held their annual senior awards banquet at the May Street Building where they recognized the athletic and academic accomplishments of the 2016 senior class.

 

“It is exciting to be able to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of our student-athletes, both on and off the field,” stated Worcester State Director of Athletics, Michael Mudd.  “This event gives our institution the opportunity to celebrate their successes one last time before they graduate and begin their professional lives.”

 

17 seniors were recognized as they were inducted in the National College Athlete Honor Society “Chi Alpha Sigma”. Those seniors were Marissa Avanzato (Pittsfield, Mass.), Eva Bunszell (Bridgewater, Mass.), Casasanta, Drew Case (Plano, Texas), Amy DeFrancesco (Tewksbury, Mass.), Molly Downing (Dedham, Mass.), Dussault, Cassandra Goncalves (Ludlow, Mass.), Kristen Kenney (Rehoboth, Mass.), Kaylee Leduc (Swansea, Mass.), Dalena Le (Worcester, Mass.), Erika Lepkowski (Baldwinville, Mass.), Nicholas Maxner (Jefferson, Mass.), Katelyn Murphy (Billerica, Mass.), Dana Perry (Mendon, Mass.), Megan Ripke (Feeding Hills, Mass.), and Megan Shepard (Middletown, Conn.).

 


 

22 Inducted Into Second Chi Sigma Alpha Athletic Honor Society Class

 

 

Senior Inductees Pictured Above - Top Row (Left to Right): Alyssa Hill, Julie Frankian, Teddy Ferreira, Mario De Jesus, Emil Dedo, Cody Osburn and Joe Perlak; Bottom Row: Alyssa Jasper, Sarina Lathrop, Cassie Giardina, Cheyenne Jennings, Amanda Caldarone and Danielle Clifford

 

Worcester, MA --- 22 student-athletes have been inducted into the second Chi Sigma Alpha honor society for student-athletes as announced by the Worcester State Athletics department.

Juniors and seniors who carry a cumulative 3.40 grade point average or higher through their fifth or seventh semester were nominated for selection into the prestigious honor society.

Nationwide, over 280 institutions of public and private higher education representing 40 states are members of the society as participating MASCAC schools include Bridgewater State, Fitchburg State and Salem State.

Seniors from this years class and last years were lauded at the 26th Annual Athletics Awards Banquet with an official certificate of induction and golden cords to recognize the outstanding accomplishment at graduation.

The main purpose of Chi Sigma Alpha is to encourage and to reward high academic scholarship of college athletes at four-year accredited colleges and universities. The society also recognizes outstanding academic achievement by intercollegiate varsity letter winners while encouraging good citizenship, moral character and friendship among the high academic achievers in collegiate athletics.

 

       
Senior Class Inductees      
       
Name Sport Major Induction Class
Danielle Candelieri Women's Tennis Communication Disorders 2015
Mario De Jesus
Men's Track & Field
Communication Disorders
2015
Alyssa Hill Softball Communication Disorders 2015
Sarina Lathrop Women's Soccer Business Administration 2015
Cody Osburn Men's Ice Hockey/Baseball Communication 2015
       




Junior Class Inductees      
       
Name Sport Major Induction Class
Marissa Avanzato
Softball Communication
2015
Drew Case Men's Ice Hockey Economics 2015
Amy Defrancesco Women's Cross Country/Track & Field Psychology 2015
Molly Downing Women's Track & Field Occupational Therapy 2015
Cassandra Goncalves Women's Tennis Communication Disorders 2015
Kristen Kenney Field Hockey Public Health 2015
Kaylee Leduc Women's Volleyball Psychology 2015
Erika Lepkowski Field Hockey Health Education 2015
Nicholas Maxner Football Mathematics 2015
Andrew Miller Men's Soccer Criminal Justice 2015
Katelyn Murphy Women's Lacrosse Business Administration 2015
Dana Perry Men's Track & Field Computer Science 2015
Megan Ripke Field Hockey Nursing 2015
Lea Robichaud Women's Lacrosse Nursing 2015
Meghan Shephard Women's Tennis Occupational Therapy 2015
Salvatore Tecci Men's Ice Hockey Communication 2015
Victoria Watkins Field Hockey Business Administration 2015
       

 

 


 

May 28, 2014

25 Inducted Into Inaugural Chi Sigma Alpha Athletic Honor Society Class

Worcester, MA --- 25 student-athletes have been inducted into the inaugural Chi Sigma Alpha honor society for student-athletes as announced by the Worcester State Athletics department.

Juniors and seniors who carry a cumulative 3.40 grade point average or higher through their fifth or seventh semester were nominated for selection into the prestigious honor society.

The seniors were recognized at the 25th Annual Athletics Awards Banquet with an official certificate of induction and golden cords to recognize the outstanding accomplishment at graduation.

 

 

 

Senior Inductees Pictured Above: Top Row - Adam Straughn, Dane Jobst, Meaghan Burns, Joe Carlier, Kelsey Cartwright, Christy Deininger, Gaby Gonet and Hannah Werneth; Bottom Row - Ali Barrett, Brooke Michanczyk, Jenna Pickard, Laura Sarkis, Amanda Turnbull

 

       
Senior Class Inductees      
       
Name Sport Major Induction Class
Ali Barrett Women's Cross Country - Track & Field Health Education
2014
Meaghan Burns Women's Basketball Nursing 2014
Joe Carlier Baseball History
2014
Kelsey Cartwright Women's Soccer Nursing
2014
Christy Deininger

Women's Track & Field

Elementary Education/Psychology 2014
Gaby Gonet Women's Soccer Nursing
2014
Dane Jobst Men's Basketball Criminal Justice 2014
Brooke Michanczyk Women's Tennis Communication Disorders 2014
Jenna Pickard Women's Cross Country Communication Disorders
2014
Laura Sarkis Women's Tennis Elementary Education 2014
Adam Straughn Football Communication 2014
Amanda Turnbull Field Hockey Psychology
2014
Hanna Werneth Women's Track & Field Occupational Therapy
2014




Junior Class Inductees      
       
Name Sport Major Induction Class
Derek Alves Men's Soccer Criminal Justice
2014
Amanda Caldarone Women's Track & Field Nursing
2014
Margo Clifford Women's Soccer Business Administration
2014
Matt Collamer Men's Golf Communication
2014
Emil Dedo Men's Soccer Chemistry
2014
Teddy Ferreira Football Business Administration 2014
Julie Frankian Women's Basketball Mathematics
2014
Cassie Giardina Women's Soccer Sociology
2014
Alyssa Jaser Women's Volleyball - Track & Field Nursing
2014
Cheyenne Jennings Women's Basketball Spanish
2014
Joe Perlak Baseball Business Administration 2014
Taylor Tomasetti Women's Tennis Occupational Therapy
2014

 

 

 

 

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