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History Students Present at Phi Alpha Theta Conference

Pictured from left to right are Braxton Fralick and Cassia Kisshauer.

Pictured from left to right are Braxton Fralick and Cassia Kisshauer.

History majors Cassia Kisshauer and Braxton Fralick participated in the 2014 Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society) Regional Conference held on Feb. 22 at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tenn. Kisshauer presented her paper “Native American Boarding Schools: The Intentions and Effects” while Fralick presented “The Political Fallout from the Election of 1828.” Accompanying the students were Xi Alpha Chapter faculty adviser, Dr. Cynthia Bisson, as well as Dr. Douglas Bisson and department chairman, Dr. Brenda Jackson Abernathy. 

Kisshauer and Fralick were inducted into the Xi Alpha Chapter on Jan. 23 at the Belmont Mansion. Other new members inducted at the ceremony were Samuel Moxley, Wyatt Redd, Mia Barber, Megan Barber and Timothy Edwards.