Paralegal students inducted into Lambda Epsilon Chi

04.07.2017 | By Jeannie Peng Mansyur

PASADENA, Texas – A group of paralegal students were recently inducted into Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX), putting them one step closer to receiving their associate degrees in May at the San Jacinto College commencement.

Lambda Epsilon Chi is the national honor society founded by the American Association for Paralegal Education. San Jacinto College is among 170 chapters throughout the United States. Inductees are selected based on their outstanding academic achievements. They are also entered into the permanent records of LEX.

The recent LEX inductees will be presented as San Jacinto College graduation candidates on May 13, 2017, at 7 p.m., at NRG Stadium.

Pictured from left to right: Jeanette Liberty, J.D., San Jacinto College department chair of consumer services; Lambda Epsilon Chi inductees Roberto Rodriguez, Katerra McKnight, LaRyan Lewis, Yarely Marroquin, Yaneth Zavala, Lillian Figueroa, Christina Alvear, Ingrid Johnson, Laura Garcia, Rian Taff and Angela Petro; Mel Glina, honorary inductee; Lisa Hoge, 2011 inductee and keynote speaker; Mark Johnson, J.D., San Jacinto College dean of business and technology; and Ernest Davila, J.D., San Jacinto College paralegal program director. Photo credit: Jeannie Peng Mansyur, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Rising Star Award recipient and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 30,000 students each semester benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers seven areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to a four-year college or university or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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