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College Briefs 5/18/23

Posted 5/18/23

Two Clay students join Omicron Delta Kappa LEXINGTON, Va. – Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, welcomed 1,869 new initiates, including Orange Park’s Riley Hulett …

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College Briefs 5/18/23


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Two Clay students join Omicron Delta Kappa

LEXINGTON, Va. – Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, welcomed 1,869 new initiates, including Orange Park’s Riley Hulett at Presbyterian College and Oakleaf’s Aysia Washington at Alabama, from 78 universities during April 2023.
Students initiated into the Society must be sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate/professional students in the top 35% of their class, demonstrate leadership experience in at least one of the five pillars, and embrace the ODK ideals.
Fewer than 5% of students are invited to join each year.
Omicron Delta Kappa Society, the National Leadership Honor Society, was founded in Lexington, Virginia, on December 3, 1914. A group of 15 students and faculty members established the Society to recognize and encourage leadership at the collegiate level.

Wacha graduates from Young Harris College
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Benjamin Wacha of Melrose graduated from Young Harris College.
Members of the Class of 2023 have completed their final year in the Enchanted Valley. After celebrating YHC seniors at the annual Senior Reception and Baccalaureate Service, the College held its traditional Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6, in the Harp Recreation and Commencement Center.
Wacha was awarded a BA degree.
The invocation was given by Case Winkler, Master of Arts in Teaching, Class of 2023. Matthew George, Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Spanish, Class of 2023, delivered the keynote speech. Graduates reflected on their time together and the memories they created during the past four years.

Three from Fleming Island on Berry’s Dean’s List
ROME, Ga. – The Dean’s List honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.
Three from Fleming Island – Hannah McDonald, Laura Pittman and Ellie Rosenau – were included.
Nationally recognized for academic excellence and as an outstanding educational value, Berry is an independent, coeducational, comprehensive liberal arts college of approximately 2,100 students.
For more than a century, the college has offered an exceptional education that balances intellectual exploration, practical learning, and character development. Its 27,000-acre campus is the world’s largest. Visit www.berry.edu.