A bilingual education professional, Kristin Kinkel has worked in Hawaii and Oregon, focusing particularly on ESL – English as a Second Language. Kristin Kinkel graduated from Hawaii Pacific University, where she earned admittance into the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society.
A coeducational academic honor society founded in 1922, Alpha Chi has encouraged college and university students across the country to pursue excellence in both studies and personal development. Members of the society receive the honor of membership through the recommendation of the faculty at institutions with Alpha Chi chapters.
Alpha Chi recently announced its 2017 scholarship winners. Every year, the honor society bestows these stipends upon undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional merit. The 2017 scholarships and fellowships amount to $74,000.
Alpha Chi’s Joseph E. Pryor Graduate/Alumni Fellowship (worth $4,000-$6,000) benefits students pursuing advanced education at the master’s or doctoral level. The Robert W. Sledge Fellowship ($4,000) and the H. Y. Benedict Fellowship ($3,000) go to college seniors planning on pursuing graduate studies. The Edwin W. Gaston Scholarship ($3,000) and Alfred H. Nolle Scholarship ($2,000) support college students going into their senior year.