Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) honored students from two honor societies, Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) and Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX), at a ceremony on April 22 at the school's main campus, Schnecksville.

The following individuals were inducted into KBD, the National Honor Society honoring outstanding students in LCCC's Associate degree programs of Accounting, Business, Computer Science/Computer Specialist, and Hospitality that are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Program (ACBS): Nectina Baltimore, Kelli Cunningham, Kathleen Harden, Matthew Stackhouse, and Carmen Vallejo of Allentown; Kelly Haare of Breinigsville; Teri Hoppes and Daniel Talley of Coopersburg; Terrance Morgan, Andrew Perdick, and Andrew Skibicki of Coplay.; Joshua Kollar of Emmaus.; Karen Maiolo of Germansville; Dillon Bitsko of Jim Thorpe; LeeAnn Green of Kunkletown; Dollinda Linkhorst of Lansford; Jamie Nace of Lehighton; Stephen Armstrong and George Koufalis of Macungie; Robert Kupetz of Mary D; Natalie DeBellis of New Tripoli; Stephanie Kern of Orefield; John Breiner of Palmerton; Lillian Betz of Tamaqua; William Shupp of Walnutport; Jeffrey Mackiewicz, Carren Patungan, Jennifer Samanka, and Natalie Wolfel of Whitehall.

KBD member institutions are accredited through ACBSP and are recognized throughout the business community as leaders in higher education. The purposes of KBD, an International Business Honor Society, are to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business pursuing associate degrees and to encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. Invitation to KBD gives students lifetime recognition for outstanding academic achievement.

Guest Speaker was Mr. Michael Lichtenberger, Chief Operating Officer of the Sherwood Management Group, and he spoke on the topic of business ethics.

The following individuals were inducted into LEX, the National Honor Society in Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies based upon academic excellence: Ana Murcia of Alburtis; Laurie Wenz of Blandon; Tammy Slagle of Macungie.

LEX students must meet the following qualifications, which include at least 12 credits in Paralegal Studies courses:

A.A.S. Degree Students

3.5 G.P.A. overall, 3.25 in major

Completion of at least 49 credits - included in which are at least 12 credits in Paralegal Studies courses.

Certificate Program Students

3.5 G.P.A. overall, 3.25 in major

Completion of at least 24 credits - included in which are at least 12 credits in Paralegal Studies courses.

Kutztown University/ PLG Students

3.5 G.P.A. overall, 3.25 in major

Completion of at least 90 credits - included in which are at least 12 credits in Paralegal Studies courses.