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History Club Holds Fall Initiation

Oct 27, 2008
The Rutledge Honorary History Club held its fall initiation ceremony and 2008-2009 organizational meeting on October 27, 2008. Club Faculty Sponsor Dr. Terry Lindley discussed the club’s upcoming fall semester pizza party and the spring semester department awards banquet that will feature a celebration of the club’s 80th anniversary (1929-2009). Dr. Stephen Carls invited members to participate, as a part of Union University’s Day of Remembrance, in the Phi Alpha Theta-sponsored community service project on November 5. Club President Kathleen Cooper led the initiation ceremony, and the following students were inducted: Michael Brown, David Conway, Caleb Dunlap, Shinae Giffin, Julianne Little, Katie Mohler, and Megan Winters. Also joining the club but not able to attend the meeting were Chad Keathley, Amanda Neibel, Caitlin Roach, and Buddy Seibert.


Rutledge Honorary History Club Faculty Advisor Dr. Terry Lindley talks to club members on October 27 about the department’s 2009 awards banquet, which will celebrate the club’s 80th anniversary.


Kathleen Cooper, president of the Rutledge Honorary History Club, conducts the initiation ceremony for new members on October 27. New inductees are (left to right) Caleb Dunlap, Megan Winters, Shinae Giffin, Michael Brown, Katie Mohler, Julianne Little, and David Conway.


History Club President Kathleen Cooper gives a certificate of membership to Shinae Giffin at the end of the club’s initiation ceremony on October 27. Other inductees are (left to right) Caleb Dunlap, Megan Winters, Michael Brown, Katie Mohler, Julianne Little, and David Conway.