Jerry V. Adams, Senior Principal and co-founder of the firm Joseph Decosimo and Company, PLLC, was recently inducted into the Alpha Scholastic Honor Society at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Adams serves as chairman of The University of Chattanooga Foundation Board of Trustees. Christina Monroe, UTC alumna, and Dr. Phil Oldham, UTC Provost, are also new initiates.
The Alpha Scholastic Honor Society is one of the University’s oldest and most prestigious honor societies. Organized on the UTC campus in 1918 to recognize outstanding achievement. The Alpha Society elects new members annually from graduating seniors, faculty, administrators, distinguished alumni and community members.
This year’s new student initiates are: Tesha Adams, Joan Benefield, Whitney Black, Amy Bogard, Raj Brahmbhatt, Catherine Coffman, Natalie Counts, Kenneth Croft, Rachel DeVan, David Elliot, Cyril Fider, Tammy Fisher, Clay Higdon, , Linda Howerton, Lauren Jeffries, Amber Jones, Sarah Kennedy, Jamie King, Ronald Kuhns, Yoonji Lee, Heather Lemons, Laura Lomenick , Zachary McCool, Jessica Merchoff, Jeff Nastoff, Nelson Taylor, Ulyana Pugina, Drew Randolph, Whitney St. Charles, Karin Tillstrom, Daniel Varnell, Megan Clark Vaughn, Amanda Weaver, Christina Wells, and Andrew Wood.
New faculty members include: Dr. Ted Miller, Dr. Marcia Noe, Dr. Sarah Jo Sandefur, Dr. Chris Stuart, and Dr. Cecelia Wigal.
Linda Howerton was awarded the Ann Tinnon Scholarship.