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Gregory Scott Chelf of Campbellsville was among 74 new members inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, an academic honor society, at Somerset Community College on Sunday, Feb. 24.
To be eligible for induction into the SCC Omicron Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, a student must have completed at least 12 transferable credit hours of college level work and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the two-year college, has recognized academic excellence since 1918. The society is comprised of more than 1,250 chapters at community, technical and junior colleges in all 50 of the United States, in Canada, Germany, U.S. Territories, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, the United Arab Emirates, the Republic of Palau and the British Virgin Islands, making it the largest and most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges.
Membership is based primarily upon academic achievement. The organization offers a myriad of opportunities for scholarships, intellectual enrichment and personal development through programs based on the society's hallmarks.