On March 20, 2012, as a part of National Athletic Training Month, the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Education Program inducted new student members into the Alpha Iota Chapter of Iota Tau Alpha, the National Athletic Training Academic Honor Society. The induction ceremony took place in the Multipurpose Room of the Allied Health Building and the Iota Tau Alpha members were also addressed by special guest Kim Tucci, founder of The Pasta House, Co.. Mr. Tucci, a graduate of SLU, is very active in philanthropy at SLU and in the St. Louis region. He served as a student athletic trainer with NATA Hall of Fame member Bob "Doc" Bauman in the 1960's. He is the Honorary Chair of the campaign for the new Bauman Memorial Scholarship in Athletic Training at SLU. Iota Tau Alpha members who will graduate with the Master of Athletic Training degrees were also given a special gift by Chapter President Libby Deiters.
|2012 Iota Tau Alpha inductees in front row (L to R) Bridget Quirk, Kayla Kelley, Sarah Schaefer and Kelley DeGreeff. In back row are Vince DiRenzo, Katie Schneebeck, Kathleen McGovern, Sarah Hall and Ryan Vallo.
|SLU Iota Tau Alpha members attended the ceremony.