Collegiate Honors

Dec. 29, 2012 @ 07:25 PM

Chowan University

William Jones, a junior from Franklinton, majoring in Exercise Science at Chowan University, was among 34 students recently inducted into the Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society during a special ceremony in Vaughan Auditorium.

To become a member of Alpha Chi, a student must have successfully completed 24 hours of class credit at the institution. During this time, a student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher, and a student must ranked scholastically in the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes.

The society offers its members special scholarships and fellowships to provide opportunities for continued growth and service. Also, if a member is employed by the federal government, he or she may be given a higher starting salary than non-members.


Clemson University

CLEMSON, S.C.— Tevin London Hester of Oxford recently enrolled at Clemson University to pursue a major in parks, recreation and tourism management (community recreation and sports camp management). Hester was among nearly 3,400 freshmen attending the institution during the fall semester.


East Carolina University

BATON ROUGE, La. — Sarah Morgan Hunter of Henderson, while attending East Carolina University, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi - the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Hunter is currently pursuing a degree in business administration.
Membership to the society is by invitation only, requiring nomination and approval from the chapter. To be eligible, the nominee must be ranked within the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, and have accrued at least 72 semester hours.


N.C. Central

Gloria Vann of Vance County graduated from North Carolina Central University, earning a degree in public administration, on Dec. 7.