Local students honored — April 11

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 11, 2019

Local students initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA. — The following local students were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.

• Alyssa Garrity of Clemmons was initiated at North Carolina State University.

• Haley Johnson of Clemmons was initiated at North Carolina State University.

• Katelyn Hernandez of Advance was initiated at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

These residents are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors 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.

Cadet Herman receives Civil Air Patrol Award

The Battle of Shallow Ford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented Cadet Captain Christopher Herman with the Civil Air Patrol Award of the Sugar Valley Composite Squad in Mocksville. This award goes to an outstanding cadet who has demonstrated academic excellence, dependability, good character, adherence to military discipline, leadership and patriotism. This prestigious Amelia Earhart Award was presented to him by Major Thomas Conroy. C/Capt Herman is the son of Chris and Sandra Herman of Clemmons. C/Capt. Herman is a member of Forsyth Home Schooled track and field team, runs cross-country and works at Chick-Fil-A in Clemmons. Congratulations to this worthy young cadet.