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Nine Students Inducted Into Psi Chi Honor Society

May 2, 2022

The Houghton College chapter of Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, recently welcomed nine new members into its ranks. These exceptional students bring the total number of chapter members to 185 since its inception in 2003.

This year’s inductees are: Laura Bunce of Russell, PA; Isabelle Murch of Corning, NY; Abigail Wheeler of Endicott, NY; Ian Zon Marilla, NY; Addysen DiMatteo of Warsaw, NY; Aubree Flewellyn of Westfield, PA; Evan Kurtz of Charleston, SC; Emily Porter of Fulton, NY; and Hannah Seow of Sentani, Papua, Indonesia.

The following seniors who are members of Psi Chi will graduate May 14, 2022: Tess Pettit, Anna Wallace, Olivia Tetta, Reegan Mitchell, Bryce Preston, Owen Hardiman, and Josiah Wiedenheft.

Psi Chi is the world’s largest student psychological organization, with more than 800,000 members around the globe. They seek to recognize and promote excellence in the science and application of psychology. Undergraduate students who have declared a major or minor in psychology are invited to join Psi Chi when they have completed 36 total college credit hours with a cumulative GPA in the top 35 percent of their class, and completed at least nine hours of psychology courses with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Psi Chi inductees
Psi Chi inductees.

Since its founding in 1929, Psi Chi has grown into one of the largest and most successful honor societies in the world, boasting more than 1,150 chapters. Many members have gone on to distinguished careers in psychology, and are now renowned research authors, professors, and practitioners.