Theatre student wins Phi Kappa Phi scholarship

BATON ROUGE, La. — Melora Slotnick of Jonesboro, Ga., was awarded a Study Abroad Grant worth $1,000 by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. The daughter of Melina and Michael Slotnick, she is a theatre student at Columbus State University. Slotnick will travel to the United Kingdom to continue her studies and broaden her horizons.

This honor counts Slotnick among 50 students nationwide to receive the Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant. This program is designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad.

Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Baton Rouge, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Phi Kappa Phi inducts annually more than 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni. The Society has chapters on more than 300 select colleges and universities in North America and the Philippines. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of juniors. Faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also qualify.