Wallace, Foster inducted into Faulkner#039;s distinguished Alpha Chi

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Faulkner University recently inducted new members into Alpha Chi, an academic honor society that limits its membership to the top 10 percent of an institution's juniors and seniors.

Two students from Crenshaw County, Steven Foster and Kayla Wallace, were inducted into Alpha Chi.

Foster is the son of Margaret and Warren Foster of Lapine, Alabama.

He is a 2003 graduate of Highland Home School.

He graduated from Faulkner on December 16, 2006, with a degree in Biblical studies.

He earned a 3.94 GPA (grade point average) and graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Foster plans to serve as Youth Minister at Liberty Church of Christ in Pintlala and then return to Faulkner to get his Master's degree in New Testament theology.

He is the grandson of Doris and J.C. Pouncey.

During his college career at Faulkner, Foster was an active member of the Missions Club, Phi Tau Epsilon, and he served as its president for two years.

He was also an active member of the Preacher's Club, Phi Sigma Delta, and he was an active member of Sigma Psi Chi Social Club as well.

Kayla Wallace is the daughter of Ronny and Norma Jean Wallace of Luverne, Alabama. She is the granddaughter of the late Hartwell and Evelyn Kelley of Andalusia and the late Lenox and Trudie Wallace of Luverne.

Wallace is a 2003 graduate of Higher Ground Academy.

She graduated from Faulkner University on December 16, 2006, with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and an Associate's degree in Legal Studies.

She earned a GPA of 3.95 and graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Wallace is currently employed with Kaufman and Rothfeder, P.C. and the Boy Scouts of America, both located in Montgomery.

While at Faulkner, she was editor of the Sheaf Publication, Faulkner's yearbook, from the fall of 2003 until the fall of 2006. She was also an active member of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, and she served as its treasurer from the fall of 2005 until spring 2006.

Wallace's other college activities included serving as a mentor in the Soaring to Success Mentor Program for incoming freshmen from 2004 until 2006, as well as being an active member of the Phi Lambda Social Club. She was also chosen as the senior class representative for the 2006 Faulkner University Homecoming Court, and she was a Student Government Association senator.

She will complete her Bachelor's degree in Legal Studies in May of 2007.

The purpose of Alpha Chi is to promote academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and to honor those who achieve such distinctions.