From the left front row: Chapter Advisor, Professor Brian D. Royer, Noni Updyke, president Alexia Ginter,  Maggie Brumbach, Catrina Stotts, Chelsea Hooker, and Bailee Highbarger, and vice president, Jacob Flynn Second row: Emily Morton, Kennidy Stephens, Sarah Peters Third row: secretary, Peyton Jones,  treasurer, Richard Peat, Will Henegar and B.J. Wilson

Quincy University’s Pi Beta Beta chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma the national criminal justice honor society recently inducted ten new members.

QU began the program on campus in 2014.  New members include Noni Updyke, Maggie Brumbach, Catrina Stotts, Chelsea Hooker, Emily Morton, Kennidy Stephens, Sarah Peters, Bailee Highbarger, Will Henegar and B.J. Wilson.  Brian D. Royer M.S. LMHC, assistant professor of criminal justice serves as the chapter advisor.

Alpha Phi Sigma was formed in 1942 and included professionals from the criminal justice field.  Currently, over 90,000 members at over 200 colleges and universities throughout the country are active.  Members now include current criminal justice majors or those on alumni status. To join, students must have a 3.2 GPA and be of excellent academic, service and moral character.

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