St. Mary Resident Sago Among 40 New Members Of Southeast Missouri State’s Phi Kappa Phi

The Southeast Missouri State University chapter of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines — recently inducted 39 students and one faculty member.
Among the inductees is Joseph Sago, a senior biomedical sciences major from St. Mary.
To be eligible for Phi Kappa Phi membership, juniors must rank in the upper 7.5 percent of their class, seniors must rank in the upper 10 percent of their class and graduate students must have completed one full year of study and be in the top 10 percent of their class. Faculty, staff or alumni members must provide evidence of an outstanding academic record and be nominated for membership.
Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Currently, there are more than 350 chapters.
(Information in a release from Merit Pages for Southeast Missouri State University.)

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