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National Theology Honor Society Inducts Two Recent Graduate Students

August 03, 2017

Chip Underhill
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Two Saint Anselm Students Inducted to Theology Honor Society

(Manchester, NH) — Two students of Saint Anselm College are new members of Theta Alpha Kappa, the National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology. For the just-completed 2016-2017 academic year, Theta Alpha Kappa inducted Louis Franciose of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Mikaela Lachapelle of East Brookfield, Massachusetts.

Franciose is a recent graduate of Saint Anselm College, class of 2017, and Lachappelle is a rising senior. Both are Theology majors.

The names of Franciose and Lachapelle have been added to a plaque in Bradley Hall, the primary location of Theology faculty on the campus of Saint Anselm College.

Theology is offered at Saint Anselm as either a major or a minor field of study. As the national honor society for religious studies and theology, Theta Alpha Kappa's mission is to promote and enhance excellence in the study of religion/theology at accredited institutions of higher education.

Over 200 chapters of Theta Alpha Kappa are affiliated with Theta Alpha Kappa across the United States, including four-year educational institutions which range from small religiously-affiliated colleges to large public research institutions. Theta Alpha Kappa describes itself as the only national honor society dedicated to recognizing academic excellence in baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate students and in scholars in the fields of religious studies and theology.

Saint Anselm College
Founded in 1889, Saint Anselm College is a four-year liberal arts college providing a 21st century education in the Catholic, Benedictine tradition. Located in southern New Hampshire near Boston and the seacoast, Saint Anselm is well known for its strong liberal arts and nursing programs as well as for the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.

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