Georgia Southern freshmen earn high honor

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 21:37

The Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, Ga.) chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society for college freshmen, has initiated 404 new students, including three from Eagle River.

Earning induction into the society were Rebecca Griffith, Beth Martin and Donald Ramey, all of Eagle River. 

To be eligible, initiates must earn a minimum GPA of 3.6 while enrolled full-time, according to a press release announcing the initiations. 

Phi Eta Sigma recognizes and promotes academic and service excellence among first-year students. The oldest and largest freshman honor society, Phi Eta Sigma was founded at the University of Illinois in 1923. The honor society now has 371 chartered chapters throughout the United States.

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