NEWTON, NJ – Several students from the Town of Newton have received accolades from their colleges and universities.

Kelsey Glennen earned the Saint Ignatius of Loyola Award from the Alvernia University’s Veterans Center.  Glennen is studying Behavioral Health. 

Bryce Cutler at Alfred State College and Alexa Murray and Kayleigh Russel at The College of New Jersey were all recently inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.  Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. 

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Allison Giovanetti was recently inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi at Lebanon Valley College.  Students are selected for induction based upon their GPA and level of involvement. The Society is based on six main tenets for achieving success: finding a vision, setting goals, persevering, taking risks, pursuing your passion, and continuous improvement.

Madeline Teitsma and Connor Krieg will be on the campus of Lebanon Valley College as part of the Class of 2021.  Teitsma and Krieg plan to major in Music Education.

Jacqueline Soranno, a communication major, was initiated into the Coastal Carolina University Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa.  Soranno graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in communication.  ODK is a national honor society that recognizes achievement in scholarship, athletics, campus or community service, mass media and the creative and performing arts.

Shannon Davis, a Legal Studies major at Ithaca College, presented at the 2017 National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Memphis in Tennessee.

The University of Scranton recently inducted Madeline Russell, Kelsey Morgan and Robert Sanders into the business honor society Beta Gamma Sigma.  Russell is a junior majoring in accounting.  Morgan and Sanders are graduates majoring in masters of business administration.  To be considered for induction, students must rank in the upper seven percent of the junior class, upper 10 percent of the senior class or upper 20 percent of the graduating master's class.