UOG Students Inducted Into Criminal Justice Honor Society

UOG Students Inducted Into Criminal Justice Honor Society

UOG Students Inducted Into Criminal Justice Honor Society


University of Guam

Twenty-three UOG Students were recently inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society.  Front row, left to right: Teresa Brendle, Alpha Phi Sigma Public Information Officer Leah Diaz, and Shalene Banez. Middle row, left to right: Alpha Phi Sigma President Leo Llegado, Alpha Phi Sigma Vice President Dylan Pablo, Mercy Grino, Beverleen  Etse, Carrie Li, Alpha Phi Sigma Secretary Athena McNinch, Alpha Phi Sigma Advisor Liaison Kimberly Dela Cruz, Bernadette Llegado, Alpha Phi Sigma Historian Garrick Jordan, Richelle Mungwaath, Chance Douglas, Bruce Nguyen, Brandon Santos, and Christine Taitague. Back row, left to right: Se Yeong Ryu, Don Olkeriil, Keith Quinata, Johnny Trinidad Jr., Alpha Phi Sigma Secretary Forrest Chargualaf, Emilio Medina, and Ricarte Soliva.



Twenty-three students were recently inducted into the University of Guam’s chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, a National Criminal Justice Honor Society during a ceremony on April 28 at the Jesus & Eugenia Leon Guerrero Business and Public Administration building on the University of Guam campus.

Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio, Guam Chief of Police Joseph Cruz, Sen. Frank Aguon, criminal justice professionals, their professors, friends, and families were present to celebrate the students’ achievement.

Spring 2016 Alpha Phi Sigma Inductees:

  • Oswald Advincula
  • Christopher J. Aguilar
  • Shalene S. Banez
  • Teresa H. Brendle
  • Liezel Ann Dela Cruz
  • Leah Miche SN Diaz
  • Chance S. Douglas
  • Beverleen Etse,
  • Mercy Bangayan Grino
  • Garrick Ethan Jordan
  • Carrie J. Li
  • Bernadette F. Llegado,
  • Athena McNinch
  • Emilio M. Medin,a Jr.
  • Richelle L. Mungwaath
  • Don Henley Olkeriil
  • Hage-Ae Redy Paul
  • Keith O. Quinata
  • Se Yeong Ryu
  • Brandon Santos
  • Ricarte Ingalla Soliva
  • Christine M.R. Taitague
  • Johnny M. Trinidad, Jr.

Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of both undergraduate and graduate students at UOG with goals to "honor and promote academic excellence, community service, educational leadership and unity." 

The benefits of joining the society include leadership development and networking with other students and professionals in the criminal justice community and meeting one of the requirements for entrance at the GS-7 level in numerous professional and technical occupations in the U.S. Government.