USA Winners of National Phi Sigma Iota Scholarships
Lauren Heim was awarded the 2016 Dr. Cleon Capsus Scholarship by Phi Sigma Iota for her outstanding performance as a Spanish major and her active leadership in the Honors Society's Chi Omega chapter. Lauren graduated in spring 2016 with a major in Spanish and a minor in Composite Sciences. She is using her scholarship to travel to Cuzco, Peru and volunteer at a medical clinic there this summer. She plans to specialize in midwifery upon her return from Peru.
Khanh Trinh was awarded the 2015 Dr. Santiago Vinas National Scholarship by Phi Sigma Iota for his outstanding performance as a Spanish major, his active leadership in the Honors Society's Chi Omega chapter. Khanh is a double major of Spanish and Biology and plans to attend Medical school after graduating.
Nicholas Knaebel received the 2014 Dr. Santiago Vinas Scholarship from Phi Sigma Iota for his outstanding commitment to promoting foreign languages on the USA campus. Nick was instrumental in setting up the society's Chi Omega chapter at the University of South Alabama.He graduated in Spring 2014 with a triple major in Russian, Spanish and English.During 2014-15 NIck taught English as a second language at the American School in Vladimir, Russia.