Friday, October 21, 2016

Tri-Beta Updates

Tri-Beta Biology Officers,Rho chi chapter,  2016-2017
Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) Biology Honor Society is a national organization for students dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. The mission of Tri-Beta is to stimulate scholarship, to disseminate scientific knowledge, and to promote biological research. The BAHS Rho Chi chapter of Tri-Beta was established in 1984.  Leading the chapter this year are officers (pictured at right) Vice President Emily Broadbent, Historian Gabriella Bonchack, Secretary Alexandra Schlack, Treasurer Aubrey Cole, and President Lauren Chamberlin. Current members are Tala Abdulal, Beverly Andre, Kelly Barko, Hanan Ben Nacef, Paige Betts, Allison Bleistein, Gabriella Bonchack, Emily Broadbent, Lauren Chamberlin, Aubrey Cole, Jaclyn Cortlessa, Elliott Fackler, Olivia Falko, Jacqlene Hoffman, Kurt Knepley, Haley Kravitz, Nathaniel Kresge, Kayla Lavella, Kendall Leet, William Madden, Shaidy Moronta, Jonathan Perez, Ehtan Powell, Trina Reese, Alexandra Schlack and Ashley Schucker. Advising the group is Dr. Surmacz. The group this year has provided tutoring at ABLE each Wednesday from 5 to 6 pm for students in introductory biology courses and held a Biology Trivia Contest for students and faculty.  An induction ceremony is planned for the near future to welcome 38 students into membership. Also on this semester's agenda are hosting Mock Interviews, conducting a fundraiser,guest speakers, and providing coffee and donuts during finals week to students, faculty, and staff. Please see any officer for more information about Tri-Beta.