Two area residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Ayonna James of Hinesville initiated at Tennessee State University, and Ruth Francis of Ludowici was initiated at Mercer University.
According to a news release, about 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni are initiated annually into Phi Kappa Phi. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter.
The top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors with at least 72 semester hours are eligible. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees also may qualify, as do faculty, professional staff, and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.
Midway resident inducted into honor society
Molly Zechman of Midway has been inducted into Valdosta State University’s Alpha Beta Kappa chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education.
Founded in 1911, Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education strives to sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service It desires to help committed educators be leaders in improving education for global citizenship, a news release says.
Harriman graduates from Troy U. online program
Ashley Harriman of Ludowici graduated from Troy University during Term 3 of the 2014-15 academic year.
Harriman attended Troy’s Global Campus and graduated with a Master of Science in education from the College of Education.
Term 3 includes students at Troy’s three Alabama campuses and Global Campus, which consists of teaching sites outside Alabama and online.