Sigma Xi inducts new members

Published 12:05 pm Tuesday, April 19, 2016

On March 30,10 Hampden-Sydney College students were inducted into Sigma Xi, the international honorary scientific research society. It was founded in 1886 to honor excellence in scientific investigation and encourage collaboration among researchers in all fields of science and engineering. The Longwood University/Hampden-Sydney College chapter of Sigma Xi was reactivated in 2013, and the two institutions now alternate hosting an annual Sigma Xi Research Symposium that features a keynote speaker and student poster presentations highlighting research activities on both campuses. H-SC students inducted in 2016 are Branch Vincent ‘16, Christopher Hawk ‘16, J.D. Chaudhry ‘16, Jefferson Thompson ‘16, Linh Nguyen ‘16, Mitchell Thomas ‘17, Shaquann Seadrow ‘16, Will Echols ‘17, Will Fitzgerald ‘16, and Zachary Martin ‘17. Pictured, from left, are Hailey Kintz (Longwood), Gibson Hawk (Longwood), William Fitzgerald ‘16, Branch Vincent ‘16, Shaquann Seadrow ‘16 and Christopher Hawk ‘16, all of Hampden-Sydney.

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