Northwestern's Sigma Tau Delta inducts new members

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Northwestern's Sigma Tau Delta inducts new members

May 3, 2016

Sigma Tau Delta membersNew inductees into the Sigma Tau Delta honor society are (left to right) Don Tripp, Princess Adenuga, Bailey Cook, Shelby Brown and Taylor Bailey. Not pictured are Susy Smith and DeeDee Nolan. 

Seven Northwestern Oklahoma State University students recently were inducted into the Alpha Nu Psi chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, English honor society.

The induction ceremony was broadcast from the Alva campus via ITV to Ponca City and Enid. Alva campus inductees are Princess Adenuga, junior English major from Lagos, Nigeria; Taylor Bailey, junior English major from Alva; Shelby Brown, junior English major from Beaver; Bailey Cook, sophomore English major from Mustang; and Don Tripp, junior English major from Alva.

DeeDee Nolan, senior English major from Enid, was inducted from the Enid campus, and Susy Smith, senior English major from Blackwell, was inducted from the Ponca City site.

Current officers who performed the induction ceremony are Natalie Sacket, senior English major from Aline, as the social media representative; Jade George, senior English major from Ponca City as the membership coordinator; Charlie Wylie, senior English teacher education major from Ponca City as the vice president; and Rachel Reardon, senior English major from Woodward as the president.

Induction CeremonyOfficers broadcast the induction ceremony to the Enid and Ponca City sites from Alva. Officers (pictured left to right) are Natalie Sacket, social media representative; Jade George, membership coordinator; Charlie Wylie, vice president; and Rachel Reardon, president.

Sigma Tau Delta is an international honor society designed to provide students with enhanced educational experiences through interest groups, scholarships, professional meetings and collegial collaboration. With more than 600 active chapters in America, Europe and the Caribbean, this honor society encourages excellence in all areas of English language and literature and recognizes, through awards and scholarships, significant accomplishments among its undergraduate, graduate and professional members.

Chapters of Sigma Tau Delta has approximately 8,500 members inducted annually. Northwestern's Alpha Nu Psi Chapter is sponsored by Dr. Jennifer Page, assistant professor of English.

Membership is by invitation from the faculty of the English program.

To learn more about the honor society contact Page, at (580) 327-8473 or To learn more about the English program and other areas within the English, Foreign Language and Humanities Department, contact its chair, Dr. Kathryn Lane, at (580) 327-8470 or