Thirty-five students in the Misericordia University Nursing Program were recently inducted into the Theta Phi Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. In order to be nominated for membership, undergraduate nursing candidates must have completed at least one half of the nursing curriculum, maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average and be ranked in the top 35 percent of the graduating class. The students must also demonstrate leadership in nursing at the university and in the community. Graduate nursing candidates must have completed one fourth of the nursing curriculum and achieved a 3.5 grade point average. At the induction ceremony, from left, first row: Rachel Rinkus, Drums; Alyssa Smith, Myerstown; Sarah Layman, Binghamton, N.Y.; Daryl Bennet, Scranton, and Nicholas Morreale, Pittston Township. Second row: Kurt Knecht, Seven Fields; Kelli Battaglia, Randolph, N.J.; Kacey Kauffman, Northumberland; and Amanda Boutin, Hackettstown, N.J. Third row: Cynthia Scott, Pittston Township; Leslee Klinkiewicz, Honesdale; and Lisa Perugino, Dallas. Fourth row: Megan Danley, Muncy; Jessica Zebrowski, Lincoln University; and Kelsey Benner, Mifflinburg. Fifth row: Amy Austin, Sweet Valley; Elizabeth Papciak, Wilkes-Barre; and Amber Traver, Dallas. Sixth row: Nicole Lipinski, Throop; Christine Gallagher, Ashley; Tara Hill, Wilkes-Barre; and Patricia Rodriguez- Hudson, Sugarloaf.