EKU Criminal Justice Honor Society Garners Awards at Annual Conference

EKU Criminal Justice Honor Society Garners Awards at Annual Conference

The EKU Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society returned to Richmond, KY from its annual conference in Orlando, FL with a record seven awards. These awards include:

·         First place national award for “Best Alpha Phi Sigma Chapter Website.”

·         First place national award for “Outstanding Chapter Goal Award”

·         First place national service award for “Human Trafficking Service Theme Award”

·         First place national award for “Star Chapter Award”

·         Second place national service award for “Best Crime Scene Investigation Award”

·         Parliamentarian and Criminal Justice graduate student Morgan Bow won the prestigious national “Student Achievement Award”

·         Undergraduate Criminal Justice student Mitchell Hamm was the recipient of a scholarship.

There was a total of $1150 in monetary awards associated with the awards.

The EKU Epsilon Chapter sent 14 members to the national conference - 3 more members than any other chapter.

“As you can see,” said Dr. James Wells, School of Justice Studies Professor and faculty sponsor, “EKU’s Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma is a very worthy student association that pays back to EKU, the College of Justice & Safety, and the School of Criminal Justice.”

“Our chapter should be congratulated for their noteworthy accomplishments” said Wells.  “Much of the credit for this year’s success is due to the leadership of our chapter’s student President James Gerlach, and his executive officers Joe Ellis, Krista Smithers, Sofia Guadagni, and Morgan Bow.”

Published on July 15, 2015