BETHANY, W.Va. - The Bethany College Honors Committee has announced the appointment of 19 students as Senior Fellows for the 2008-09 academic year. Senior Fellows are students who have demonstrated unusual excellence in a major along with the character and ability necessary to do the work in the department.
Senior Fellows are appointed to serve terms of either one semester or a full academic year. The committee makes its selections from a list of nominations presented by each department.
One of this year's appointees, Alicia Mader of Hookstown, Pa., will serve as Senior Fellow in Religious Studies for the fall semester and as Senior Fellow in Psychology for the spring semester.
Bethany College Senior Fellows for the 2008-09 academic year, listed by department:
Biology: Ashley Berardi, Follansbee
Chemistry: Amanda Law, Weirton
Communication: Zach Macormac, Canonsburg, Pa.; Ian Hicks, Weirton
Economics & Business: Petre Petkovski, Wheeling
Education: Casey O'Donnell, Muse, Pa.; Michele Glasgow, Dillonvale
History: Erica Pietranton, New Cumberland, W.Va.
Mathematics & Computer Science: Kenneth Kearns, Avella, Pa.
Music: Amanda McCoy, Coshocton; Casey Gray, Wheeling.
Physics: Joel Hirsh, Pittsburgh; Matthew Schlemmer, Canton
Psychology: Mary Lu Adams, Wheeling; Alicia Mader, Hookstown, Pa.
Religious Studies: Alicia Mader, Hookstown, Pa.
Social Work: Renee Jones, Columbus
Theatre: Danielle Geer, Apollo, Pa.
World Languages: Veronica Jae, West Mifflin, Pa.; Beth Ann Shaffer, Falling Waters, W.Va.