LOCK HAVEN - The Lock Haven University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi welcomed new members at its 2012 dinner and induction ceremony recently.
The class of initiates into Chapter 179 of Phi Kappa Phi consisted of 26 students and two faculty members.
The induction ceremony took place on April 15 in the Durrwachter Alumni Conference center. Dr. David L. White, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, extended congratulations and best wishes to the initiates.
"We are here to celebrate excellence," he said. He urged the initiates to be proud of their achievement.
Area residents initiated into Phi Kappa Phi were Stephanie Rathgeber, Megan Martin, Loretta Dickson, Adam Winfield, Scott Frear , of Lock Haven; Cornell Lorson of Linden; Emily Miller of Loganton; Frances Yeager of Mill Hall; Jillian Best of Jersey Shore, and Robin Yost of Bellefonte.
Lock Haven University Chapter President Scott Eldredge welcomed the initiates into Phi Kappa Phi, "a century old community of scholars and professionals that includes individuals who have distinguished themselves in positions of leadership and whose careers have been characterized by achievement."
Phi Kappa Phi is the oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society.