|From Calhoun County High School Devil News|
Mu Alpha Theta is an organization that was organized in 1954 for the purpose of promoting scholarship in
and an enjoyment and understanding of mathematics among students. It is an honor to be selected for
membership in this organization which has over 1000 chapters across the United States and in some foreign
countries. The Calhoun County High School Chapter was chartered in 1987 under the leadership of Jane
Sims, a former teacher at CCHS. In 1991, Pamela Bartlett became and remains the sponsor for the
To be eligible for membership in Mu Alpha Theta, students must have completed at least three college
preparatory math courses, including Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry. Students must have at least a
"B" average in all math courses taken. Once inducted into Mu Alpha Theta, students are encouraged to
continue taking advanced math and science courses each term.
The new inductions at CHS were made in April.
During the second semester, usually in March, students who believe they may be eligible complete an application
for membership. These applications are then checked against official transcripts to make sure that the
students do indeed meet the requirements.
In recent years, the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta have held induction ceremonies the same evening with a
shared reception for students and their families.
New Inductees for school year 2002-2003 are:
The National Honor Society is the nations premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students who
have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, leadership, service and character.
New Inductees to the National Honor Society are: