Monthly Archives: April 2022

Thomas Library celebrates student employees recognized during Honors Convocation! 

Wittenberg University held its annual Honors Convocation on April 8, 2022, in Weaver Chapel, to recognize students and faculty who have achieved honors in the classroom or as citizens of the University community. I am pleased to congratulate those Thomas Library student employees who were recognized at the Honors Convocation. We are very proud of the accomplishments of these talented students. 

From the Reference Department, juniors Kaitlyn McGee and Alexis Opdycke earned several honors. Kaitlyn McGee was recognized as a Biology Senior Fellow, elected to Phi Beta Kappa and earned the Lou Laux Environmental Sustainability Award. Lexi Opdycke was awarded both the ATO – Paul F. Bloomhardt Award and the Virginia Lucas Silver Apple Award.  

Nine student employees from the Circulation Department earned honors. Abigail Alcorn was selected to join the Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society. Austin Brennaman was recognized with an election to Phi Beta Kappa national honor society. Abigail Gerstenzang became a member of Psi Chi international honor society in psychology and the Alpha Kappa Delta honor society for sociology. Abby also earned a scholarship from the Virgil E. Rahn Memorial Fund in Psychology and was named the Samuel Alfred Ort Presidential Scholar. Tiana Hughes was elected to Phi Beta Kappa national honor society and Psi Chi international honor society for psychology. Amanda Kot was recognized by Ivy Ring, a junior women’s service honorary, and Pick and Pen, a junior leadership, service and scholarship honorary. Jacob Major was recognized by Epsilon Alpha Sigma, the East Asian Studies honor society, and earned the Paul Hessler Award. Harley Paul earned the Meagan Toothman Scholarship. Anthony Sexton was recognized by Phi Eta Sigma national honor society. Racheal Vargo was recognized by Pick and Pen, a junior leadership, service and scholarship honorary.  

Congratulations to all who were recognized.