Saturday, March 30, 2013
Students inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has announced that the following local students were recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi - one of the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor societies for all academic disciplines:Amanda Davis of North Augusta, who is pursuing a degree in curriculum and instruction at Georgia Regents University.Shineitha Henry of North Augusta, who is pursuing a degree in education at Brenau University.Anna Smiley of North Augusta, who is pursuing a degree in Education at Georgia Regents University.These local students are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.
Middle-schoolers place at N.A. Idol
Congratulations to the following North Augusta Middle School students who were awarded first and second Place in the N.A. Idol Talent Contest: Michael Nicholson, Kyle Simpkins, Zach Mooney and Dylan Smith performed the original percussion piece "How it Ends." They were awarded second place in the Middle School Division. Kevin Arnold sang "Bring Him Home" and was awarded first place in the Middle School Division. Other NAMS participants included: Sarah Sylvester, Carly Wolf, Parker Blackburn, Sarah Ann Tabor, Jackson Cooper and Baleigh Price.