Senior Madison Freeman and freshmen Jessica Baker, Caesar Dillard, Nathan Herdeman, and Will Schwing were inducted into theTheta Chapter of Iota Tau Alpha, the national honor society for athletic training.
The Theta Chapter of Iota Tau Alpha, the national honor society for athletic training education at Mount St. Joseph University, recently inducted five new members into its ranks on March 19th. The induction ceremony coincides with National Athletic Training Month.
Senior Madison Freeman was recognized for her leadership, scholarly achievements, and community and professional service to the profession. Freshman students Jessica Baker, Caesar Dillard, Nathan Herdeman, and Will Schwing were named Associate Members of the society to recognize their commitment and achievements during the first year at the Mount.
Faculty Advisor Dr. Angela Wolfe, Professor Erin Lewis, and AT Program Director Dr. BC Charles-Liscombe presented the graduating seniors Haley Copes, Freeman, and Nicole Wirth with honor cords to be worn with their academic regalia at the Mount’s commencement ceremony in May.
Founded in 2007, the Theta Chapter of Iota Tau Alpha is among 70 chapters nationally that recognize outstanding achievement in athletic training education, service, and clinical practice. The Bachelors of Science degree in Atheltic Training at the Mount is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training (CAATE) and prepares students to become certified athletic trainers (ATC) and licensed in Ohio and other states.