category: Academics Tri-Alpha induction celebrates first-generation students category: Academics | May 10, 2023 Tri-Alpha President Kari Pierce congratulates C-N sophomore Berenice Garcia Perez of Jefferson City on being inducted to the University’s Delta Psi chapter. Carson-Newman University celebrated first-generation college students during its second annual Tri-Alpha national honor society induction. The Delta Psi chapter inducted 16 students along with eight faculty and staff members.First-generation students are students whose parent(s) did not complete a four-year college or university degree. At Carson-Newman, 45% of students are first-generation. Carson-Newman President Charles A. Fowler was inducted into Tri-Alpha in the inaugural installation in 2022. Tri-Alpha Inductees – 2023 Students: Samantha Ball, Sophomore – Morristown, TN Brittany Byers, Senior – White Pine, TN Hannah Carr, Junior – Sevierville, TN Mackenzie Conn, Senior – Estill Springs, TN Matthew Davis, Senior – Speedwell, TN Madilyn Griffin, Junior – Dandridge, TN German Lemus Guzman, Junior – Maryville, TN Makenna Harmon, Sophomore – Seymour, TN Taylor Holt, Junior – Talbott, TN Jared Lawson, Senior – Corryton, TN Sienna Money, Senior – Knoxville, TN Berenice Garcia Perez, Sophomore – Jefferson City, TN Harrison Travis, Senior – Soddy Daisy, TN Ashton Veals, Junior – Knoxville, TN Skylor Weaver, Junior – Katy, TX Angela Wilson, Sophomore – Kodak, TN Faculty: Dr. Philip BaileyDr. Christine DaltonSheila HartsockSusan PriceLori Thornton Staff:Vicki GreenShane Lawson Michael Van Bruggen Tri-Alpha President Kari Pierce congratulates C-N sophomore Berenice Garcia Perez of Jefferson City on being inducted to the University’s Delta Psi chapter.