New inductees into Phi Theta Epsilon are, left to right sitting, Madeline McCauley, Elizabeth Gibbs, Andrea Sparks, Lauren Armstrong; left to right standing, Elisabeth Sitton, Hannah Flaherty and Caitlin Davis. Kathleen Brinkley is not pictured.
The Delta Beta chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon, the occupational therapy honors society, inducted its second class of East Carolina University students on Tuesday, March 19.
The inductees are Lauren Armstrong, Kathleen Brinkley, Caitlin Davis, Hannah Flaherty, Elizabeth Gibbs, Madeline McCauley, Elisabeth Sitton and Andrea Sparks.
Dr. Stephen Thomas, dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences, encouraged the students to consider different views of their role as occupational therapists and the impact they can make in the community that surrounds them today and in the future.
Pi Theta Epsilon officers conducting the induction ceremony were Brittany Robertson, president; Monica Powell, vice-president; Alana Justice, secretary; and Erin Schofield, treasure. Dr. Denise Donica, assistant professor of occupational therapy, serves as faculty advisor.
The program concluded with words from Dr. Leonard Trujillo, chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy.