Alpha Phi Sigma criminal justice honorary inducts 16 at UNK

KEARNEY – Sixteen criminal justice students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney were inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma’s Iota Xi Chapter on Dec. 11.

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;
  • 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:
Elwood – Tamara Amesbury, Alisa Elliot
Gering – Kyle Gaudreault
Glenvil – Amanda Cunningham
Hastings – Ashtin Pawloski
Kearney – Alex Humpfer, Marissa Madden, Robert Polson, Sara Smalley
Milford – Kiley Stutzman
Roseland – Shayla Trausch
Sidney – Drema Roseberry
Verdon – Kari Kreifels
York – Kaylee Schall
Fremont, Calif. – Scott Benton
Highlands Ranch, Colo. – Samantha Rieber


Writer: Todd Gottula, Director of Communications, 308.865.8454,
Contact: Dr. Julie Campbell, criminal justice chair/associate professor, 308.865.8510

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