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University of Iowa News Release

June 20, 2003

UI Chapter Of Pi Lambda Theta Inducts New Members

(NAME OF PERSON) of (HOMETOWN) was recently initiated into the Theta Chapter of the Pi Lambda Theta International Honor Society and Professional Association at the University of Iowa.

In all, 48 UI students were initiated into the education honorary organization during a ceremony May 3 in Iowa City.

Members of the organization, founded in 1910, include teachers, administrators and others involved in some area of education, including undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in education. Students must have a 3.5 grade point average to be considered for membership.

In addition to providing people within the education field an opportunity to network, Pi Lambda Theta provides members with admittance to a career services web site, publishes a journal called Educational Horizons and conducts meetings three times a year, each focusing on education. The society also grants scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees.

IOWA

Amamosa: Brooke Watters
Bettendorf: Erin Priester
Burlington: Theresa Ritters; Ron Teater
Cedar Rapids: Tammy Sass
Center Point: Matthew Fee
Coralville: Sally Gingerich; Maria Beatriz Martin
Decorah: Joanna Schoel
Davenport: Margot Gregory
Des Moines: Amy Johnson
Iowa City: Heather Cordon Wilson; Kathryn Langguth; Amanda Ross; Jenny Thompson
Mount Pleasant: Luann Murphy
Storm Lake: Jane Hutchison
Story City: Erica Reimers
West Branch: Norbert Sarsfield
Winterset: Becky Godbersen

ILLINOIS

Dekalb: Sarah Rauman
Long Grove: Nicole Trackman
Mundelein: Kelly Dolan
Northbrook: Julie Thoms
Wheaton: Kathleen Dolmyer; Kelly Frazier

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Stephen Pradarelli, 319-384-0007 stephen-pradarelli@uiowa.edu Writer: Christina Preiss