MANCHESTER, Conn. (May 3, 2018) — Manchester Community College inducted 11 new members into the Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) national honor society for paralegal students at a ceremony held May 1.
LEX was founded and is sponsored by the American Association for Paralegal Education. There are over 170 chapters throughout the United States and thousands of inductees who have been honored for their outstanding academic achievements.
Members have demonstrated superior academic performance as evidenced by an overall grade point average of at least 3.25, plus a grade point average in their paralegal classes of at least 3.50. Inductees must also have completed at least two-thirds of their program requirements.
The 11 new MCC inductees and their home towns:
Camille Gilbert, Rocky Hill
Pauline Griffin, Enfield
Dorothy Lewis, Middletown
Clarissa Lucia, Chaplin
Stephanie Mather, East Windsor
Susan Murphy, Somers
Cecily Wells, Hartford
Kimberly Wiggins, Windsor
Amy Yawin, Plainville
About the MCC Paralegal Program – The MCC Paralegal program has the distinction of being approved by The American Bar Association since 1984. Students can earn either an associate degree or a certificate, which is designed those who have or will concurrently receive an educational (not vocational) associate or baccalaureate degree in a major other than paralegal or legal studies from an accredited institution. MCC’s program is primarily an evening program of study, offering legal courses during the academic year. Many students work full-time while attending classes at night. For more information about the paralegal profession and the MCC Paralegal program, please visit www.manchestercc.edu/paralegal.