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History Club Inducts New Members and Prepares for Upcoming Events

Oct 29, 2012 - The Rutledge Honorary History Club had an induction ceremony for six new members and discussed upcoming club events during its fall plenary meeting on October 29. Club President Mary Ellen Poe presided over both segments of the meeting. The new inductees included Colby Benefield, Heather Conway, Kenton Evans, Holly Owens, Luke Trammel, and Lowell Van Ness. During the business meeting, the club agreed to have its fall semester pizza party at Dr. Lindley’s home on November 29 and scheduled the history department awards banquet, which the club coordinates, for May 2, 2013. Finally, President Mary Ellen encouraged club members to participate in a Phi Alpha Theta/history department-sponsored community service project at Parker’s Crossroads Civil War Battlefield Park during Union’s “Campus and Community “ Day on November 6.

Rutledge Honorary History Club members enjoy refreshments prior to their initiation meeting on October 29, 2012. They are: (left to right) Jeffrey Lewoczko, Cale Little, Colby Benefield, , , Dr. Terry Lindley, Mary Ellen Poe, Holly Owens, Kenton Evans, Will Miller, Colton Gebben, and Patricia Dawson.

New members of the Rutledge Honorary History Club proudly hold their certificates of membership following their induction into the organization on October 29, 2012. They are: (left to right) Colby Benefield, Holly Owens, Heather Conway, Cale Little, Luke Trammel, and Kenton Evans.

Lowell Van Ness shows off his Rutledge Honorary History Club membership certificate following his induction into the club on October 29, 2012.