Alpha Sigma Tau Honored with National Scholarship Awards
Posted: November 11, 2016
Alpha Sigma Tau's Delta Alpha Chapter at Gannon University has
been honored with two national awards of scholarly excellence. The
awards were announced at the Greek letter organization's 41st
national convention in Jacksonville, Fla. this summer.
The chapter was awarded the first-place Scholarship Award for
achieving the highest grade point average among Alpha Sigma Tau
chapters nationwide in 2014-15, and the third-place Scholarship
Award for achieving the third-highest grade point average in
Chapter president Amanda Bachman and vice president of
organizational development Katlyn Unger were present to accept the
awards. Gannon University alumnae and Delta Alpha sisters Sarah
Lewis and Shauna Heinsler Jackson were also present.
"As these national awards demonstrate, Delta Alpha stands out as
a model chapter in Alpha Sigma Tau," said Tiffany Street, national
president. "I was pleased to present these two well-deserved awards
to Amanda and Katlyn on behalf of their chapter."
"I am absolutely thrilled and extremely honored that the Delta
Alpha chapter received two National Scholarship Awards," Bachman
said. "These awards represent the constant hard work and dedication
put forth by our Sisters to pursue academic excellence and success
in the classroom, while also pursuing difficult majors and
balancing sorority life," Bachman said. "These scholarship awards
will serve to inspire and motivate our chapter to continue our
outstanding record of academic success."
Since 1954, social Greek organizations have played an integral
role in the life of Gannon's campus and the Erie community. Gannon
University has five sorority and seven fraternity chapters that aim
to promote leadership, integrity and excellence.