UNK inducts 12 into Alpha Phi Sigma criminal justice honorary

KEARNEY – Twelve criminal justice students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney were inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma’s Iota Xi Chapter on April 24.

The National Criminal Justice Honorary at UNK, Alpha Phi Sigma’s mission is to:

  • promote analytical thinking, rigorous scholarship and life-long learning;
  • keep abreast of the advances in scientific research;
  • elevate the ethical standards of the criminal justice professions, and;
  • to sustain in the public mind the benefit and necessity of education and professional training.

In order to be inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma, undergraduate students must have declared a major in criminal justice, completed three full-time semesters, and taken a minimum of four courses in criminal justice.

Students also are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Typically, members represent the top 10 percent of students in the criminal justice major.

Students inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society, by hometown, include:
Aurora – Shelby Troester
Clay Center – Breanna Bailey
Doniphan – Bryan Lienemann
Fullerton – Daniel McKenzie
Grand Island – Taylor Knuth
Hastings – Christopher Fakkema
Kearney – Jack Knispel
Lexington – Yesenia Lopez-Lopez
Lincoln – Callie Eddie
North Platte – Aspen Shirley
Omaha – Anayeli Martinez
Roseland – Amy Trausch


Source: Julie Campbell, 308.865.8510
Writer: Todd Gottula, 308.865.8454, gottulatm@unk.edu

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