Seminole State College inducts 23 into English Honor Society.

Seminole State College had 23 students who were recently inducted into the Upsilon Alpha chapter of the English Honor Society Sigma Kappa Delta.

Students must have completed 12 hours of college credit, have earned at least a 3.3 grade-point-average, and received at least a grade of “B” in English composition writing or literature to be eligible for membership.

Individuals inducted in the ceremony were: Tchinina Baxter (Prague), Carl Boston, Jr. (Macomb), Sonja Boston (Macomb), Tyler Craig (Seminole), John M. DiMase (Shawnee), Kristian Fipps (Eufala) , Angel Henson (Earlsboro), Beau Hester (Seminole), Amanda Johnson (Seminole), Trisha Kingsbury (Prague), Lori Lairson (Seminole), Kyle Miller (Shawnee), Travis John Morgan (Prague), Claire Posey (Seminole), Clayton Powell (Seminole), Katrina Radford (Seminole), Kristin Jade Ann Riley (Davenport), Regina Riley (Davenport), Cari Robinson (Maud), Courtney Skelly (Shawnee), Emalee Staude (Shawnee), Gregory Don Votaw (Seminole), and Leandra Wright (Shawnee).

SSC Associate Professor of English Rayshell Clapper and Assistant Professor of English Yasminda Choate serve as the organization’s co-faculty advisers.

“I’m incredibly proud of the hard work the current officers committed to this ceremony and equally as honored to be a part of the induction ceremony of such promising new members,” said Clapper.

The 2012 edition of The Muse, SSC’s Literary and Art Journal, was also unveiled at the ceremony. The purpose of the anthology is to encourage expression in the literary and fine arts, and also encourage students, faculty, and staff to publish their works. It can be found electronically at

For more information on The Muse or SKD contact Rayshell Clapper at (405) 382-9563 or Yasminda Choate at (405-) 382-9289.