FLORENCE---Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society in history, inducted six Francis Marion University students as members during its annual initiation banquet March 16 on campus.
The initiation ceremony was conducted by Glenn M. Ridings, president of the chapter, Keith Thomerson, secretary, and Duane P. Myers, faculty adviser.
The six inductees all have completed at least 12 hours of history with a grade point average higher than 3.0. They must also have a 3.0 average in other courses and rank in the upper 35 percent of their class.
Following the induction ceremony, FMU history professor John Britton spoke on new findings about the Spanish-American War.
The new inductees are:
--Spencer A. Driggers, a senior, Rt. 1, Box 589, Lake City.
--April E. Lawhon, a junior, 14 Hollywood Circle, Greenville.
--Natasha V. Pauling, a senior, 670 Flora Circle, Winnsboro.
--Justin Q. Ridenhour, a junior, 1137 Heatherwood, Florence.
--Patrick H. Stokes, a senior, 1484 S. Hill Road, Timmonsville.
--Robert F. Wadford, a senior, P.O. Box 176, Cross.
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