Quincy, IL – More than 20 nursing students and a community leader were recently inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) as members of the Pi Pi chapter at Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences in Quincy, Illinois.  The new members joined 128 other students and nurse leaders in the chapter. 

Student inductees included:

  • RN-BSN students; Jenna Bowman RN, Stormy Leazer RN, and Amy St. Clair, RN.
  • MSN students: Maria Pansini BSN, RN, and Gretchen Biessman BSN, RN. 
  • Undergraduate students: Donna Archibald, Kealey Atkinson, Lindsey Baugh, Amanda Brant, Brianna Butler, Eric Byerly, Erika Cookson, Paula Dabney, Paige Eckert, Elizabeth Klene, Taylor Knuffman, Shantel McGinn, Rebecca Reinbeck, Paige St. Clair, Lauren Van Tress, Chandler Waelder, Caleb Weitnauer. 
  • Kimberly Schutte BSN, RN, was inducted to the chapter as a Community Leader.

For 100 years, Sigma and its members have strived to meet the mission of developing nurse leaders anywhere to improve healthcare everywhere. Sigma membership is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders in the community exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. 

Sigma is a nonprofit organization whose mission is developing nurse leaders anywhere to improve healthcare everywhere. There are more than 540 Sigma chapters at institutions of higher education and practice settings in more than 100 countries around the world.