Shelbyville Daily Union

April 9, 2013

Purdue honor society inducts Fisher


Shelbyville Daily Union

---- — Sarah Fisher of Salem, IN, was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta Phi Eta Sigma honor society at Purdue University on March 25.

Fisher is the daughter of Dr. Trent and Katherine Fisher of Salem, Indiana, and the granddaughter of Paul and Kathy Compton of Shelbyville. She is a 2012 graduate of Salem High School, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She is a Girl Scout Bronze, Silver and Gold Award winner, People to People Student Ambassador alumni, 4-H Junior leader, 10-year 4-H member and past vice president of Youth Foundation.

She traveled to Costa Rica last July as a member of a Global Leadership program with Purdue University. She is active at Purdue in Collegiate 4-H and Western Equestrian Riding Club. She is a Vet Scholar at Purdue. After completing her pre-requisites next year she will be enrolled in the School of Veterninary Medicine at Purdue University.

Alpha Lambda Delta is an honor society for freshmen women started at Purdue in 1926 and Phi Eta Sigma is an honor society for freshman men that came to Purdue in 1948. Both societies opened membership to makes and females in 1975, and the two Purdue chapters merged in 2002.

This year there were over 1,000 Purdue freshmen eligible to join the society. The students had a 3.5 GPA or higher. 700 students were inducted into the Honor Society this year.