New Sigma Beta Delta Business Honor Society inductees are, from left front row, Rachel Kalkan, Brooke Kincade, Valerie Lewis, Sara Jean Buckley, and Kayln Stralow, and back row from left, Ryan Caldwell, Luke Roberts, Nichaolas Acosta, Zac Majors and J.B. Lewis.
LeTourneau University’s School of Business inducted 10 charter
members into Sigma Beta Delta, the new business honor fraternity, Monday, Sept. 21, in a ceremony
on the third floor of the R.G. LeTourneau Memorial Student Center.
“Membership in Sigma Beta Delta recognizes that these students are
among the best and brightest business school students throughout the country,” said LETU’s Dean of
the School of Business Dr. Bob Wharton, who is the SBD chapter president. “Students must rank
in the upper 20 percent of their class and be recommended by faculty for admission based on their
scholarship and integrity.”
New inductees are senior marketing major
John Brian Lewis and senior international business major
Valerie Lewis, both of Longview; international business major
Kalyn Stralow of Kilgore.
Others from Texas include finance major
Zachary Majors of Willis, Texas; senior finance major
Rachel Kalkan and senior business administration major
Brooke Kincade, both of Sugar Land; and senior accounting major
Nicholas Acosta of El Paso.
Other students from out of state include senior marketing major
Sarah Jean Buckley of Colorado Springs, Colo.; senior business administration
Ryan Caldwell of Littleton Colo.; and business administration major
Luke Roberts of Williamsburg, Iowa.
Sigma Beta Delta was founded in 1986 and derives its name from the
Greek alphabet. Sigma is the initial letter in the Greek word for Wisdom. Beta is the letter
that begins the Greek word for Honor, and Delta is the initial letter in a Greek word that
signifies the pursuit of meaningful aspirations.