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Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations



DANVILLE, VA, June 9, 2015 – Twenty-nine Danville Community College students were recently initiated into the DCC chapter (Iota Zeta) of Alpha Beta Gamma, the International Business honor society, established in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year business and professional college students. The society is a member of The Association of College Honor Societies which has initiated more than 65,500 members.

To be eligible for the honor society, initiates must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in the courses for their business-related major and at least a 3.0 overall GPA. Majors of the initiates represent the following associate degree programs: Accounting, Administrative Support Technology, Business Management, Business Administration, Information Systems Technology, Marketing and Technical Studies. The 2015 initiates include:

City of Danville Residents
Jason Standing Wolf Cisneros-McSherry
Kristina Gatewood
Victoria Gomez
Ivan Gonzalez Pacheco
Michelle Gryder
Torrance Hairston
Alison Hall
Lisa Harris
Christine Llana
Rhonda May
Justin Nichols
Cheryl Pyron
Susan Richard
Axl Rodriguez
John Weaver
Kristin Wilson
Page Wright

Pittsylvania County Residents
Hunter Clark, Axton
Esther Adilene Cruz-Herrera, Axton
Darlene Glass, Blairs
Ashley Robbins, Chatham
Steven Irby, Dry Fork
Tina Carter, Ringgold
Alma Chaney, Ringgold
Octavius Miller, Ringgold

Halifax County Residents
Kayla Cole, Scottsburg
Nicholas Conner, South Boston

Students from other nearby areas include:
Deisy Denisse Rivera Vela, Bassett
Lucas Wall, Martinsville

Chapter advisors are David Bonebright, Professor of Marketing and Business Management; Dr. Vince Decker, Professor of Business Management; and Matt Nidiffer, Assistant Professor of Business Management.


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