FLORENCE, S.C. – Twelve Francis Marion University students were initiated into Beta Beta Beta, a national biological honor society, April 18, in the Leatherman Science Facility on campus. Beta Beta Beta is designed to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment, and investigation of the biological sciences.
The faculty adviser of the Tau Omicron Chapter at FMU is Gerald W. Long.
A regular undergraduate membership requires that the student be a biology major who has completed at least one term of the second year in a four-year curriculum. At least one biology course beyond the introductory level must be completed with a B average in the biology courses taken. The student should have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.
An associate membership is offered to a biology major who has a 2.5 cumulative GPA or better who does not meet all of the requirements of a regular membership. An associate membership can be upgraded to a regular membership at a later time.
Eleven students were initiated as regular members and one student was initiated as an associate member. Students initiated, by hometown, are:
COWARD: Juliette Ellen Neil
FLORENCE: Shannon Marie Asko, Dale Larson Kukla, Jessica Devon Wiggins
GEORGETOWN: Jennifer Lynn Brabham
KINGSTREE: Charlynn Fuller
PAGELAND: Ann Maxwell
PICKENS: Lindsay Cater
SUMTER: Tanua A. Colclough (associate membership), Melissa Jayne Hoffman
OUT OF STATE
VIRGINIA: Daniel J. Norman of Chesapeake, Va.
SOUTH AFRICA: Martin Russe Taylor of Richards Bay, South Africa
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