New members initiated into Pi Delta Phi

Jun 15, 2009 | General News

Louisiana Tech’s French honor society, Pi Delta Phi, inducted new members recently to this national organization, which was founded more than 100 years ago on the University of California-Berkeley campus.

New members include Courtney Harrison, a senior English major from Shreveport; Jessica Johnson, a senior speech major from Ferriday; Laura Lee Johnston, a senior English education major from Calhoun; Isabelle Krempel, a senior professional aviation major from Germany, Tyler Landry, a non-degree program student from Jennings; Daniel Ruiz, a senior general studies major from Ruston; Missy Wallace, a junior English major from Ruston.

The society awarded Bethany Raybourn, a senior English major from West Monroe, a certificate of merit.

Dr. Dolliann Margaret Hurtig serves as Pi Delta Phi’s faculty adviser. Harold Campbell, a senior French major from Gibsland, is president, and Mary Margaret Gilbert, a graduate English student from Shreveport, is vice president.

The initiation included a song program led by Sawyer Halbrook, a graduate English student from Pineville, and Sean Richardson, a senior music major from Urania, and was followed by a reception.

Written by Judith Roberts