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Students participate in Teacher Education Induction Ceremony

The School of Education held its fall semester Teacher Education Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Forty-two teacher candidates in the School of Education participated in an induction ceremony Oct. 1 to mark their transition as student teachers.

Deborah Long, interim dean of the School of Education, welcomed the inductees and introduced the faculty and staff. Angela Ansah, associate dean and director of the Teacher Education Program, spoke to the new candidates about the School of Education’s new conceptual framework.

Kinsey Spencer ’11, a history teacher at Franklin Academy in Wake Forest, N.C., spoke candidly to the candidates about her first day as a student teacher. Richard Mihans, chair of the Department of Education, had the honor of reading the names while Cherrel Miller Dyce, assistant professor in education, and Bernard Curry, assistant professor in sociology and program coordinator for social studies and history, shook their hands and presented them with a special commemorative pin. A reception immediately followed the event.

The teacher candidates who were inducted included:

  • Lindsay Arnold
  • Hayley Austin
  • Jacob Baker
  • Courtney Beavan
  • Victoria Bell
  • Anna Brown
  • Fiona Bush
  • Shannen Cochraham
  • Tabitha Core
  • Mary Decker
  • Julie Dennen
  • Aimee Dickens
  • Angela Edwards
  • Caleigh Fidler
  • Julia Finneyfrock
  • Christine Fortner
  • Robin French
  • Mary Frias
  • Ashtin Gill
  • Rachel Gilman
  • Alexandra Glenn
  • Dana Gottdiener
  • Robin Gottlieb
  • Hannah Green
  • Ella Hirten
  • Katherine Hugus
  • Waverly Jackson
  • MacKenzie Kiger
  • Kerry Kurkjian
  • Krystal Lanclos
  • Kristin Leesman
  • Melissa Mallian
  • Aaron Marks
  • Erika Martin
  • Rachel Miller
  • Alexia Moore
  • Marguerite Rix
  • Sara Rosenthal
  • Hannah Stewart
  • Courtney Sullivan
  • Lynnelle Thompson
  • Rachel Yates
Diane Saylor,
10/4/2012 11:20 PM