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Bainbridge students inducted into honor society

Two Georgia Southern University students from Bainbridge were initiated into the national honor society Phi Eta Sigma. On March 8, Phi Eta Sigma initiated 317 students in a ceremony held at the Performing Arts Center on Georgia Southern’s campus. Merrie Lumpkin, majoring in pre-broadcasting, and William Salter, majoring in technology options program, of Bainbridge were both initiated. Phi Eta Sigma is a national honor society for college freshmen whose goal is to recognize and promote academic and service excellence among first-year students. To be eligible for membership, initiates had to earn a minimum grade point average of 3.6.