Sixty-three ASU students inducted into Tau Sigma

Sixty-three Angelo State University students were inducted to ASU’s chapter of Tau Sigma, the national honor society for transfer students, during a special initiation ceremony Feb. 18 in the Houston Harte University Center.

Founded in 2013, ASU’s Epsilon Delta chapter of Tau Sigma recognizes and promotes the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students. ASU’s spring 2016 inductees by hometown are:


San Angelo: Katherine Amonett, Dylan Buzzard, Jessie Cline, Emily Franchuk, April Harrington, Brett Lane, Anna Ledesma, Luis Martinez, Dewayne Meats, Nicole Melius, Cynthia Mireles, Ashley Mohesky, Joshua Morgan, Tania Palacios Marquez, Kristel Parker, Megan Regan, Savannah Richardson, Andi Rios, Angela Rollins, Caitlin Seward, Laura Stallings, Andrea Thomas, Corina Torres and Tobias Torres.

Arlington: Matthew Waller

Big Spring: Brady Weber

Brady: Sierra Murray

 Brownwood: Alana Edgin

 Dallas: Kenya Sanchez and Phillip Southammavong

 Del Rio: Isela Esquivel and Carlos Pimentel

 Eagle Pass: Oscar Mendoza

 Eastland: Cassidy Montgomery

 Eldorado: Sarah Jacobsen

 El Paso: Megan Higgason

 Garden City: Hannah Halfmann

 Hutto: Shane King

 Jarrell: Morgan Hill

 Kempner: Michelle Johnson

 Lubbock: Lexis Gomez and Colleen O’Neal

 Mason: Amber Herrera

 McCamey: Coy Hall

 Midland: Austin Hafner

 Miles: Ashley  Dodson

 Pflugerville: Chelsea Marra

 Plano: Darby Grizzard

 Richmond: Brian Fullarton

 Rising Star: Miguel Luna Rodriguez

 San Antonio: Allayna Lawrence

 Sidney: Heather Gentles

 Snyder: Jennifer Casey, Allison Claxton and Teah Dollins

 Sonora: Michelle Solt

 Sweetwater: Jodie May

 Vernon: Chelsey Fox

 Water Valley: Tracy Simmons

 Weatherford: Melissa Hawkins

 Edinburgh, UK: Katy Ralph

 Riga, Latvia: Gustavs Puhovs

 Tianjin, China: Chen Zhang


Founded in 1999, Tau Sigma serves universities with the desire to improve service to and recruiting and retention of transfer students. There are now more than 175 chapters. More details are available at