Phi Kappa Phi inducts seven

by Staff Reports

Seven area students have been inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Brian Hinkemeyer of Newnan was initiated at Jacksonville State University.

Initiated at Mercer University were Brian Boyd of Sharpsburg, Patience Sellers of Fairburn and Newnan residents Betty Baughman, Chandra Crocker, Irma Howard and Tonya Whitlock.

Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi inducts annually approximately 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni. The society has chapters on more than 300 select colleges and universities in North America and the Philippines.

Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of juniors. Faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also qualify.

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