Thirteen Students Join Shannonhouse Honor Society

Thirteen students were inducted Jan. 28 into the Royal Graham Shannonhouse III Honor Society, which recognizes University of Baltimore School of Law students who have distinguished themselves academically after completing 32 credits..

Dean Ronald Weich congratulates Distinguished Scholar Kayla Coursey, while Associate Dean Dionne Koller greets the next honoree.

The minimum grade point average for induction is 3.15. Students who have achieved a GPA of 3.7 or higher are inducted as Distinguished Scholars.

The honor society is named after a longtime, and much revered, UB School of Law professor. In remarks at the induction ceremony, Professor Jack Lynch recalled Prof. Shannonhouse as an educator with a passion for the law and a belief that students learn best by being challenged to wrestle with legal concepts, rather than to simply memorize cases and statutes.

Here are the most recent Shannonhouse inductees; an asterisk denotes a Distinguished Scholar:

Adrian Aldrich

Anthony R. Baranauskas

Matthew E. Bendorf*

Maxwell T. Cooke

Kayla A. Coursey*

Joshua J. Crockett

Erica A. Engelstad

Robert Grossman*

Scott W. Jenkins*

Ming L. Lu*

Adrian A. Martinez

Marcus J. Muse

Juan C. Puga Nieto

Congratulations to all of the honorees.

About University of Baltimore School of Law

The University of Baltimore School of Law provides a rigorously practical education, combining doctrinal coursework, intensive writing instruction, nationally renowned clinics and community-based learning to ensure that its graduates are exceptionally well prepared to practice law.
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