McNicholas In Honor Society
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi announced Carolyn McNicholas, Warsaw, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi.
McNicholas was initiated at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne.
McNicholas is among approximately 32,000 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.
Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine and headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. The Society has chapters on more than 300 college and university campuses in North America and the Philippines. Its mission is “To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.”

Menzie Inducted In Athletic Society
HUNTINGTON – Brian Menzie, Pierceton, has been inducted into Huntington University’s chapter of the Chi Alpha Sigma honor society.
This honor society recognizes both the academic and athletic accomplishments of the students.
Membership in Chi Alpha Sigma is awarded to juniors and seniors who display character, citizenship, a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point and an earned varsity letter.
A student athlete, Menzie, a junior youth ministries major, plays cross country and track at Huntington.

Wright Graduates Azusa Pacific
AZUSA, Calif. – Syracuse resident Whitney Wright graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a bachelor of arts degree in English May 3.
She joined nearly 1,500 graduates at the spring commencement ceremonies.

Cutshall Earns Awards, Degree
HOLLAND, Mich. – Warsaw’s Andrew Cutshall was among 74 Hope College seniors who were awarded a monogrammed blanket for participation in athletics.
The orange and blue “H” blankets were presented to seniors who earned at least three varsity letters while at Hope. One of the varsity letters must have been earned during the student’s senior year.
Cutshall was recognized April 14 at the HOPEY’s awards ceremony.
Cutshall was also among 108 Hope seniors to be honored with a Senior Sigma Xi award during the college’s annual Honor’s Convocation April 24. Sigma Xi is the Scientific Research Society. The club at Hope is one of 500 clubs and chapters in North America dedicated to the encouragement, support and recognition of scientists.
Cutshall graduated May 4 from Hope College with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology.