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Alpha Lambda Delta wins gold for 128 percent increase in membership

On Sept. 29, 2005, the APSU chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First-Year Students was presented the Gold Membership Award by the national organization.

The Membership Awards are presented to chapters that show a notable membership increase during a single year: The Gold, Silver and Bronze are presented to schools that have increased membership by 50 percent, 25 percent and 10 percent, respectively, during one year.
On Sept. 29, 2005, the APSU chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First-Year Students was presented the Gold Membership Award by the national organization.

The Membership Awards are presented to chapters that show a notable membership increase during a single year: The Gold, Silver and Bronze are presented to schools that have increased membership by 50 percent, 25 percent and 10 percent, respectively, during one year.

APSU's chapter membership increased by about 128 percent during 2004-05, according to Dr. Glenda Earwood, executive director of the National Alpha Lambda Delta.

Faculty adviser for Alpha Lambda Delta is Dr. Steve Ryan, professor of English, and the staff adviser for 2004-05 was Barbara Phillips, assistant vice president for student affairs.

Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence among first-year students. Membership is open to full-time freshmen students who earn a scholastic average of 3.5 or better at a four-year college or university.

For more information, telephone Melissa Gomez, Academic Support, at (931) 221-7045.
Dennie B. Burke