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Students inducted into business honor society

The Lycoming College chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, the honor society for business students, recently inducted 16 students during a ceremony on April 18.

Among those inducted were Brennan Pysher, a junior business-financial major from Williamsport; Kayla DeMar, a senior accounting major from Middleburg; Kendra Bitner, a junior corporate communications major from Newville; Megan Keck, a senior business-management major from Millerton; Kyle Hetner, a junior business-marketing major from South Williamsport; Gabrielle Gaugler, a junior English-creative writing major from Fogelsville; Pierce Lawver, a sophomore business-financial major from Middleburg; Kimberly Guthrie, a junior accounting major from Mansfield; Curtis Hoffer, a junior accounting major from Manheim; Ngan Le, a senior business-financial major from Vietnam; Emily Smith, a senior accounting major from Towanda; Andrew Paulhamus, a senior accounting major from Linden; and Duong Pham, a senior accounting major from Vietnam.

Membership in Sigma Beta Delta is the highest national recognition a business student can receive at a college or university, according to Heather Demshock, assistant professor or accounting. To be eligible for membership, a business student must rank in the upper 10 percent of the junior or senior class and be invited to membership by the faculty officers.

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