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Virginia Wesleyan College's chapter of Gamma Sigma Epsilon, the national chemistry honor society, inducted nine new members this spring. Founded in 1919, Gamma Sigma Epsilon was created to promote academic excellence and undergraduate research scholarship in chemistry. Today, there are over seventy active Gamma Sigma Epsilon chapters nationwide. VWC’s chapter—Epsilon Epsilon—was founded in May 2008 with the purpose of recognizing outstanding students demonstrating exceptional ability and interest in the field of chemistry. To become a member, students must have completed a minimum of 16 credit hours in chemistry with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all chemistry courses and at least a 3.0 GPA overall. This year’s April 24 inductees include: Keane Dye ’16, Riana Garcia ’16, William Lawson ’16, Brianne Leonard ’15, R. Alex McComb ’17, Hunter Melius ’15, Lilly Moon ’16, Whitney Symons ’15, and Alison Washington ’15. For more information on Virginia Wesleyan's Epsilon Epsilon chapter of Gamma Sigma Epsilon, contact Joyce Easter at 757.455.2126 or