The Wesleyan chapter of the Sigma Pi Sigma physics honor society inducted five physics majors during a ceremony on April 10, 2019. Students inducted are Richard Calo of Martinsburg, WV; Virginia Martin of Wiley Ford, WV; Anna Puigvert of Banyoles, Spain; Baylee Senator of Chapmansville, WV; and Josh Yancosek of Washington, WV.
Chapter President Rebecca Davis conducted the campus ceremony with the assistance of faculty adviser Dr. Albert Popson, chair of the Department of Physics and Engineering.
“Sigma Pi Sigma is a national physics honor society and elects members on the basis of high general scholarship and outstanding academic achievement in physics,“ said Dr. Popson.
Sigma Pi Sigma exists to honor outstanding scholarship in physics; to encourage interest in physics among students at all levels; to promote an attitude of service of its members towards their fellow students, colleagues, and the public; to provide a fellowship of persons who have excelled in physics.
Founded in 1921, Sigma Pi Sigma is a member honor society of the Association of College Honor Societies. The society has some 75,000 historical members. Election to Sigma Pi Sigma is a lifetime membership.
Cutline: Baylee Senator (Chapmansville), Josh Yancosek (Washington), Anna Puigvert (Banyoles, Spain), Richard Calo (Martinsburg) and Virginia Martin (Wiley Ford).