The Theta Chapter of Iota Tau Alpha, the national honor society for athletic training education at the College of Mount St. Joseph, recently inducted six new members into its ranks on March 26th. The induction ceremony coincides with National Athletic Training Month.
Sophomores Adrien Brooks and Jessica Volciak, juniors Haley Copes and Nicole Wirth, and seniors Elizabeth Paff and Kelleen Scott were selected in recognition of their leadership, scholarly achievements, and community and professional service to the profession. Freshman student Madison Perry was named an Associate Member of the society to recognize her for the commitment she has demonstrated during the first year at the Mount and her academic achievements during the fall semester.
Faculty Advisor Dr. Angela Wolfe and AT Program Director Dr. BC Charles-Liscombe presented the graduating seniors Paff, Scott, Gina Carmosino, Brandon Polking, and Kayla Wuest 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 oustatnding 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.