Criminal Justice Students Win National Alpha Phi Sigma Awards

alpha phi sigma photo from conference

The Eastern Kentucky University Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society captured a record seven awards at the Society’s recent annual conference in Orlando, Fla. The awards include:

·         a first-place national award for “Best Alpha Phi Sigma Chapter Website.”

·         a first-place national award for “Outstanding Chapter Goal.”

·         a first-place national service award for “Human Trafficking Service Theme.”

·         a first-place national award for “Star Chapter.”

·         a second-place national service award for “Best Crime Scene Investigation.”

·         a prestigious national “Student Achievement Award” for Parliamentarian and Criminal Justice graduate student Morgan Bow.

·         a scholarship for undergraduate Criminal Justice student Mitchell Hamm.

In addition to the awards, EKU students walked away with a total of $1,150.

The EKU Epsilon Chapter sent 14 members to the national conference – three more members than any other chapter.

“EKU’s Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma is a very worthy student association that pays back to EKU, the College of Justice & Safety, and the School of Criminal Justice,” said Dr. James Wells, professor in the School of Justice Studies and faculty sponsor. “Much of the credit for this year’s success is due to the leadership of our chapter’s student president, James Gerlach, and his executive officers, Joe Ellis, Krista Smithers, Sofia Guadagni and Morgan Bow.”

Published on March 09, 2015

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