UMFK Nursing Honor Society Inducts Fourteen New Members
April 25, 2011
Photo Caption: Row 1 (L-R) Emily Willcox, Andrea Dufour, Julia Coffin, Ashley Hanmer, and Janet Rowles; Row 2 (L-R) Callie Rigsby, Tiki Hansen, Anna Newman, Myles Kendall, Margaret Hamilton, David Adams, Sarah Johnston, & Dean Cote. Missing for the photo: Mack Perry.
Fourteen current University of Maine at Fort Kent students were inducted into the UMFK Nursing Honor Society at a special ceremony held on Thursday, April 21, 2011 in the Nadeau Hall teleconference room.
Officially welcomed into the nursing honor society were: David T. Adams, from Madawaska, Maine; Julia P. Coffin, from Carrabassett Valley, Maine; Dean P. Cote, from Fort Kent; Andrea D. Dufour, from Madawaska, Maine; Margaret M. Hamilton, from Fort Wayne, Indiana; Ashley L. Hanmer, from South Portland, Maine; Tiki Hansen, from Madawaska, Maine; Sarah B. Johnston, Houlton, Maine; Myles D. Kendall, from New Canada, Maine; Anna C. Newman, from Cortez, Colorado; Mack T. Perry, from Easton, Maine; Callie R. Rigsby, from Temecula, California; Janet E. Rowles, from Fort Kent; and Emily J. Willcox, from Southbridge, Massachusetts.
All students have excelled in the four-year Bachelor of Science in nursing program at UMFK and are very active in campus activities.
The UMFK Nursing Honor Society was formed in the spring of 1998 for the purpose of recognizing and fostering academic excellence and scholarship among students, alumni, and community leaders in nursing.
Students with a grade point average of 3.0 or above, and who represent the attributes of scholarship as defined by Boyer (1990) and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society for Nursing, were eligible for induction to the Honor Society.
In addition to the induction, the ceremony featured a keynote address by Maine State Board of Nursing Executive Director Myra Broadway, JD, MS, RN.