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Southern Miss Nursing Students Inducted into Honor Society

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The University of Southern Mississippi chapter, Gamma Lambda, held induction for new Sigma Theta Tau International members on Nov. 2, in the Thad Cochran Ballroom on the Hattiesburg Campus. Eighty seven baccalaureate, RN-BSN, and graduate students were inducted.

Sigma Theta Tau International is the only honor society of nursing. In 1922, six nurses founded the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) at the Indiana University Training School for Nurses, which is now the Indiana University School of Nursing, in Indianapolis, Ind., USA. The founders chose the name from the Greek words storgé, tharsos, and time -- meaning love, courage, and honor.

STTI membership is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. There are currently 500 chapters in 85 countries.

Those inducted include the following:

Fall 2015 Induction


Alexander, Bailee:  Hattiesburg
Barlow, Megan:  Picayune
Barnes, Alexis:  Mt. Olive
Batia, Marissa:  Hattiesburg
Bennett, Brooke:  Hattiesburg
Biss, Lindsey:  Ocean Springs
Blackmon, Elizabeth:  Diamondhead
Boylan, Alexandra: Hattiesburg
Breaux, Kacey:  Hattiesburg
Calder, Sarah:  Hattiesburg
Clay, Rachel:  Hattiesburg
Corrales, Kelsi:  Hattiesburg
Daniel, Rebecca:  Hattiesburg
Davis, Elizabeth:  Wiggins
Easterling, Haley:  Ellisville
Edwards, Andrew:  Hattiesburg
Fayard, Kayla:  Hattiesburg
Fuller, Rachel:  Hattiesburg
Funchess, Megan:  Hattiesburg
Gilg, Anna:  Hattiesburg
Gilman, Loree:  Gulfport
Grant, Kimberly:  Hattiesburg
Hartdegen, Hannah:  Hattiesburg
Keeler, Julia:  Hattiesburg
Kittler, Jennifer:  Hattiesburg
Kuyrkendall, Abby:  Hattiesburg
Laabs, Krysta:  Diamondhead
Lacap, Kimberly:  Long Beach
Lazarus, Meredith:  Hattiesburg
Leggett, Miranda:  Hattiesburg
Liebl, Christa:  Hattiesburg
Lumley, Mary:  Hattiesburg
Maples, Mallory:  Hattiesburg
Meece, Thomas:  Hattiesburg
Mixon, Adelee:  Hattiesburg
Moulds, Jarrod:  Hattiesburg
Nevels, Lynn:  Hattiesburg
Nichols, Kellsi:  Hattiesburg
O’Barr, Alexandra:  Hattiesburg
Odom, Sarah:  Hattiesburg
Osborne, Lacey:  Hattiesburg
Phillipi, Lauren:  Hattiesburg
Quave, Laura:  Hattiesburg
Ragon, Justin:  Long Beach
Reeves, Ashley:  Hattiesburg
Scott, Jessica:  Hattiesburg
Sharp, Kayla:  Bay St. Louis
Smith, Amber:  Hattiesburg
Smith, Carly:  Hattiesburg
Stephens, Kamie:  Hattiesburg
Summerford, Dunam:  Gulfport
Swayne, Cordelia:  Gulfport
Wickell, Rachel:  Hattiesburg
Whitehead, Katherine:  Hattiesburg
Williams, James:  Hattiesburg
Wooten, Rachel:  Hattiesburg
Yon, Amber:  Saucier



Hardin, Robin:   Raleigh

Miles, Celeste:  Collinsville

Payne, Amanda:  Biloxi

Williams, Danielle:  Gulfport



Barr, Keri:  Meridian

Bernardo, Dana:  Hattiesburg

Bracey, Brittney:  Foxworth

Butler, Benjamin:  Meridian

Coulson, Brooke:  Mendenhall

Davis, Cathy:  Carriere

Dunaway, Amanda:  D’Iberville

Floyd, Mitzi:  Brandon

Hitt, Lauren:  Vancleave

Holden, Belinda:  Poplarville

Johnson, Rachel:  Jackson

Kijonka, Erin:  Long Beach

Little, Candyce:  Mantachie

Lumpkin-Freeman, Stephanie: Carriere

McDavid, James:  Madison

McKnight, Rebecca:  Brandon

Miller, Laken:  Sumrall

Mixon, Tanner:  Hattiesburg

Nolan, Katlin:  Fulton

O’Neal, Erin:  Hattiesburg

Phipps, Linsey:  Hattiesburg

Power, Mary:  Brandon

Whitney, Donald Lane:  Franklinton, LA

Williams, Melissa:  Enid

Willis, Brittany:  Pope

Young-Hunter, Christina:  Hattiesburg

Zhao, Ruoyu:  Clinton