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Sixteen Bethel nursing students inducted into honor society

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College had the highest number in several years of inductees into the student nurses’ honor society Sigma Theta Tau.

The induction took place Nov. 15 at Wichita State University.

The speaker was Marlene R. Pietrocola, R.N., MBA, DNP, NEA-BC, associate professor and chair of the Division of Nursing at Tabor College. The title of her address was “The A, E, I, O, U and Y of Nursing.”

Sixteen Bethel seniors received their Sigma Theta Tau cords:

  • Brandi Bergmeier, Wakefield
  • Shelby Bernt, Park City
  • Chianne Cates, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Tanesha Cayton, Keyes, Oklahoma
  • Mekale Chapple, Jones, Oklahoma
  • Lindsay Fawcett, Wichita
  • Lisa Goering, Lawrence
  • Breanna Honer, Shawnee
  • Shelby Jessup, Wichita
  • Haleigh Kerr, North Newton
  • Reilly Klein, Salina
  • Abigail Ludwig, Phoenix
  • Bonnie Marnell, Park City
  • Alani Dodd Miller, Salina
  • Roseanne Riddle, Wichita
  • Abigail Schrag, Newton

Bethel College is the only private, liberal arts college in Kansas listed in the 2015-16 analysis of top colleges and universities in the United States, and is the highest-ranked Kansas college in the Washington Monthly annual college guide for 2015-16. The four-year liberal arts college is affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. For more information, see

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