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Delta State University freshmen inducted by national honor society

By April 22, 2009General


Eighteen Delta State University freshmen were recently inducted by Phi Eta Sigma, a freshman honor society. The students are (front row, from left): Kevin Edwards of Cleveland, Tynecia Grace of Greenville, Chelsea Sherrill of Rolling Fork, April Mondy of Helena, Ark., Bailey Fletcher of Cleveland, Samantha Bossert of Collierville, Tenn., (2nd row, from left) Melissa Nason of Greenwood, Amber Barnes of Rolling Fork, Katherine Stroup of Pope, Rebekah Wright of Olive Branch, Claire Gore of Clarksdale, (back row, from left) Christine Rustom of Greenwood, Manisha Dadlani of Cleveland, Tasheba Buckner of Cleveland, Adam Hollowell of Yazoo City, David Mason of Saltillo, and Kendall Hunter of Mound Bayou. Not pictured: Laura Hawkins of Clarksdale.

Phi Eta Sigma is a national honor society for college freshman who have a cumulative gradepoint average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale on 14 or more hours of academic work during the first semester. In addition, the number is limited to five percent of the total freshmen enrolled.
Founded in 1923, Phi Eta Sigma is the oldest and largest honor society for first-year college and university students. The goal of the society is to encourage and reward academic excellence among first-year students in institutions of higher learning