Catherine Wellington of Dover Plains Inducted Into Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society

Catherine Wellington Inducted Into Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society


ONEONTA, NY (04/18/2024)– Catherine Wellington, of Dover Plains, NY, was one of 21 students inducted into the Sigma Tau Delta honor society on Saturday, April 13, at College Camp.

Wellington is studying Early Child/Childhood Education (B-6) and is part of the class of 2026.

Sigma Tau Delta is the International English Honor Society. A member of the Association of College Honor Societies, it was founded in 1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University. To be inducted into Sigman Tau Delta, students must have a 3.5 GPA in the English major, a 3.0 GPA overall and at least be a sophomore.

The honor society strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate and professional studies; provide, through its local chapters, cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities; foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language and writing; promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members; exhibit high standards of academic excellence; and serve society by fostering literacy.

Sigma Tau Delta is the proud sponsor of The National English Honor Society (NEHS). NEHS serves students and faculty in high schools throughout the country and provides outreach to thousands of students and faculty who share a commitment to excellence in English language arts. The honor society is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), the nation’s only certifying agency for college and university honor societies.

With more than 750 active chapters located in Europe, the Caribbean and the United States, there are more than 1,000 faculty sponsors, and approximately 8,500 members inducted annually.

SUNY Oneonta is a public, four-year university in Central New York, enrolling about 5,500 students in a wide variety of bachelor’s degree programs and more than a dozen graduate certificate and degree programs. The university is known as both an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, and a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Learn more at

Author: Harlem Valley News