Kent State University Student Wins National Study Abroad Scholarship

FAIRPORT, New York- Dr. Sharon Emerson-Stonnell, National President of Alpha Lambda Delta, announced the recipients of the 2019-20 James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships.  Kaitlyn Wertz from Kent State University received a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  Wertz was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta in 2018 and is studying nutrition.  

The James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships are awarded to Alpha Lambda Delta members who are pursuing a credit-bearing study abroad program to enhance their academic studies. Wertz will be traveling to Italy for the Spring 2020 semester.

The awards are named in honor of Dr. James G. Stemler, who served the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta for more than 14 years.  In addition to his dedicated service on the Council, Dr. Stemler was an active chapter advisor for the University of Portland.  Dr. Stemler has been a vocal proponent and promoter of international study.  Alpha Lambda Delta recognizes the importance of educational experiences outside of the United States and is committed to helping its membership develop a more global view of the world.

Alpha Lambda Delta
Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that recognizes students' academic success in their first year at a college or university.  Founded in 1924, Alpha Lambda Delta has over a million lifetime members and is present on over 280 campuses nationwide.  Alpha Lambda Delta's mission is to "encourage superior academic achievement, to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their unique roles in society."

For more information, contact Trish Maxwell at or 585.364.0840.  



POSTED: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:30pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:30pm