Written by Tim Talley
Willimantic, Conn. - Forty-eight education majors and one faculty member at Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society on April 9. The society was established to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. Kappa Delta Pi recognizes students who sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship leadership, and service.
Inductees included Ann Anderberg, an associate professor of education at Eastern from Canterbury; Paula Bailey, a junior from Hampden, MA; Matthew Banas, a junior from Willimantic; William Barrett, a junior from Enfield; Sarah Bartosiak, a junior from Killingworth; Diana Bartus, a graduate student from Tolland; Lauren Biatowas, a junior from Shelton; Katelyn Black, a senior from Colchester; Nicole Cacio, a senior from South Windsor; Lauren Daddona, a senior from Enfield; Nicole Daigle, a junior from Wallingford; Amy Dias, a senior from Willimantic; Danielle Drury, a junior from Wallingford; Kristen Fitzsimons, a senior from Enfield; Ethan Fortuna, a junior from Stafford; Jerod Fromme, a senior from Hebron; Claire Fryer, a junior from West Hartford; Kimberly Germain, a senior from Berlin; Elizabeth Goldberg, a graduate student from South Windsor; Lisa Handfield, a graduate student from Lebanon; Ashley Joy Harrington, a graduate student from Pomfret; Kathryn Harry, a junior from Stratford; Lynda Hayward, a graduate student from South Windsor; Erin Hazzard, a graduate student from Lebanon; Katie Kehoegreen, a junior from Colchester; Jan Lawrence, a graduate student from Hebron; Laura Macaluso, a junior from Wethersfield; Michael McCarthy, a junior from Plainville; Chelsea Mitchell, a junior from North Granby; Michele Monnerat, a senior from Wolcott; Erin Murphy, a senior from Marlborough; Gina Murray, a senior from Willimantic; Nicole Myers, a graduate student from Suffield; Lisa Parent, a graduate student from Stafford Springs; Alicia Pelletier, a senior from Salem; Alessandro Poletti, a junior from Norwich; Kimberly Rockefeller, a graduate student from Andover; Angela Romprey, a graduate student from Colchester; Jacquelyn Russo, a senior from East Haven; Jennifer Sierra, a senior from East Hartford; Suzanne Slater, a junior from Brooklyn; Stephanie Smith, a junior from Plainfield; Lauren Tiberio, a junior from Shelton; Christina Vann, a junior from East Hartford; Lisa Vinick, a junior from Manchester; Kimberly Wallert, a graduate student from Tolland; Kathryn Witkun, a graduate student from Vernon; Jennifer Wolff, a senior from South Windsor; Kelly Anne Zimmermann, a graduate student from Storrs.