Seven Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Chapter

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

This fall, seven outstanding students were inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter for West Virginia Wesleyan College.  These newly inducted members are seniors Kyle Andrews, Ranson, WV, a music education major; Thomas Bartleman of Paarl, South Africa, a physics major; Yvette Boles of Chesapeake Beach, MD, a psychology major; Allyson Fell of Hope Valley, RI, a graphic arts major; Laura File of Beckley, WV, a religion major; Alexander Oldaker of Weston, WV, an English writing major; and Marissa Pulice of Fairmont, WV, an English literature major.

Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective all-discipline honor society.  Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi has chapters on 300 select college and university campuses in North America and the Philippines.  Membership is by invitation only to the top ten percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of juniors.  The Society’s 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.”