FLORENCE, S.C. – Twelve Francis Marion University students were initiated into Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society in history, during a banquet on April 4.
Following the ceremony and banquet, Ken Kitts, chairman of the Department of Political Science, History and Geography at FMU, spoke to the initiates. The chapter adviser is Duane P. Myers, a professor of history at FMU.
To be eligible, students must have completed 12 hours of history courses with a grade-point average higher than 3.0, have a GPA of at least 3.0 in their other courses, and rank in the top 35 percent of their class.
Students initiated, by hometown, are:
Clover: Karina D. Landires
Darlington: Deena M. Carpenter, Vickie S. Longo
Dorchester: Alistair M. Connor
Florence: David J. Chapman II, Rodney C. Ruth Jr., Rebekka Joye Tebalt
Marion: Phillip A. Alvarez, Paul A. Wallace
Mount Pleasant: John A. Walko
Turbeville: Charles Edward Scurry
Sunset Beach, N.C.: Rebecca Ann Robb
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