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Local Elmira College Students inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society


ELMIRA -- Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, recently inducted 26 student members into the Elmira College circle, or chapter. Students inducted included:
  • Abigail Aman of Wyoming
  • Caroline Connolly of Newfane
  • Steven Farnholz of LeRoy
  • Courtney VanBuren of Middleport
  • Dallas Winchell of Bolivar
The Society recognizes achievement in scholarship; athletics; campus or community service, social and religious activities, and campus government; journalism, speech and the mass media; and the creative and performing arts. Emphasis is placed on the development of the whole person, both as a member of the college community and as a contribution to a better society.

Omicron Delta Kappa was founded December 3, 1914, at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia. The Elmira College circle was established on May 21, 1995.

Elmira College is a private, coeducational, Phi Beta Kappa college founded in 1855, located in Elmira, New York. The College has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,200 full-time mostly-residential students, and is the guardian of Quarry Farm where Mark Twain wrote many of his most iconic novels and is today a research center for visiting Twain scholars. The College has been ranked as a Best College in the Northeast by The Princeton Review and a Top Tier national liberal arts college by U.S. News & World Report, which also ranked Elmira College as a leading college, nationally, for student internships. The Philadelphia Inquirer cited the Elmira College campus as 'picture postcard perfect.'

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