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FirstGen 9 First-Gen Honor Society

First-Gen Honor Society

EKU’s Gamma Lambda Chapter of Tri Alpha is proud to have welcomed 35 new inductees for the 2022-2023 academic year! A list of inductees are below:

Student Inductees Alumni Inductees Faculty and Staff Inductees Honorary Inductees
Christi Beaver

Harry Hunsucker

Sierrah Anderson Gary Booth
Diego Beltran Jara Dr. David McFaddin Dr. Jose Juan Gomez-Becerra Dr. Gill Hunter
Ricki Brown   Barbara Kent Neil Kasiak
Emily Bryant   Dr. Stacey Korson Tamara Stewart
David Caudill III   Dr. James Maples  
Davon Cecil   Dr. Dannie Moore  
Jody Denny   Dr. Gene Palka  
Irankunda Devota   Nakeshia Pulliam  
Bradley Godbey   Dr. Lara Vance  
Rowan Harvey   Dr. Socorro Zaragoza  
Laura Hedger      
Aurora Joyce      
October Kirby      
Hali McCain      
Mireille Mwamini      
Allanah Meir Oracion      
Cherie Picard      
Jennifer Radcliff      
Morgan Ward      
Chloe Watson      
Montiarra Young      
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Gamma Lambda Chapter Officers

President: Montiarra Young

Vice President: Rowan Harvey

Secretary: Allanah Meir Oracion

Treasurer: Christi Beaver

Historian: Emily Bryant

Gamma Lambda Chapter Advisors

Advisor to the President: Sierrah Anderson

Advisor to the Vice President: Dr. James Maples

Advisor to the Secretary and Treasurer: Nakeshia Pulliam

Advisor to the Historian: Neil Kasiak

Membership Requirements for the EKU Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Alpha Alpha First-Generation Honor Society
  Undergraduate Students Graduate Students Faculty/ Staff Honorary
First-Gen Status Must be First-Gen* Must be First-Gen* Must be First-Gen* May be First-Gen or be an advocate, supporter, or mentor for First-Generation college students, so long as they are clearly connected to the institution through activities such as volunteering, donating, mentoring, or serving as a trustee
GPA 3.2 on 4.0 scale 3.5 on 4.0 scale N/A N/A
Credit Hours Earned 30 minimum 9 minimum N/A N/A
Degree Must be enrolled as full-time degree candidate (associate’s or bachelor’s) May be enrolled on full-time or part-time basis Must have completed a baccalaureate degree as a First-Gen student May have completed a baccalaureate degree as a First-Gen student, but not required
Fee $10 one-time payment $10 one-time payment $20 one-time payment $20 one-time payment


*EKU defines a First-Generation College Student as someone whose parents have not completed a 4-year bachelor’s degree prior to the student’s 18th birthday.