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Twenty-Three Students Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

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    2012 Phi Beta Kappa inductees (Photo by Lucas Adams)
    LUCAS ADAMS
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    New members of Phi Beta Kappa pose for pictures following their induction. (Photo by Ellen Davis)
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    Theta of Texas Chapter President Rebecca Davis addresses students who were selected for induction into Phi Beta Kappa (Photo by Ellen Davis)
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    Brooke Blomquist receives her certificate of membership into Phi Beta Kappa (Photo by Ellen Davis)
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    Rory Jones signs the chapter book (Photo by Ellen Davis)

Southwestern is one of only 11 colleges and universities in Texas that have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa

Twenty-three students from Southwestern University were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa on May 4, 2012.

Founded at the College of William and Mary on Dec. 5, 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic honor society. Southwestern is one of only 11 colleges and universities in Texas that have been granted a chapter of Phi Bata Kappa.

Southwestern’s 2012 initiates were:

Brooke Blomquist
Sarah Chatfield
Alexa Daniel
Lauren David
Donato De Luca
Donald Frye
Taylor Garcia
Susan Garrard
Harrison Glaser
Hayley Hervieux
Ancy Jacob
Kelly Johnson
Rory Jones
Alexis Kropf
Anna Malone
Kristen McCollum
Jenna Mossbarger
Jack Parker
Maria Pollifrone
Anastasia Porter
Kari Shearer
Violetta Vasquez
Julia Von Alexander

The speaker for the induction ceremony was Erin Crockett, a 2005 Southwestern graduate and member of Phi Beta Kappa who was recently hired as a tenure-track faculty member at Southwestern. Crockett recently earned her Ph.D. in Human Development from The University of Texas at Austin.