Georgia College Student-Athletes Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society

2017 Phi Kappa Phi

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — The Georgia College Athletic Department is proud to announce that GC Softball juniors Hannah Coursey (Sugar Hill, Georgia), Holland Coursey (Sugar Hill, Georgia), alum Abi LeRoy (2016) and Bobcat senior golfer Harry Lambert (Suwanee, Georgia) have been initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society. Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 and was the first academic society to be based on excellence across all fields of scholarly disciplines.   

To be eligible for membership in Phi Kappa Phi students must have completed over 90 credit hours with a minimum of 24 hours at Georgia College and must be ranked in the top 10% of Seniors at the time of invitation. Admission to Phi Kappa Phi is invitation only and requires the chapter approve each nomination.

The induction ceremony took place the evening of April 7 and had a total of 41 new members initiated. This honor received by these athletes is a continued testament to Georgia College’s commitment to competing both on the field and in the classroom.

The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 11 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at @GCBobcats on social media for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit GCBobcats.PhotoReflect.com to purchase photo prints from home athletic contests.