Seminole Inducted Into International Honor Society

Desiree Jumper Joins Phi Theta Kappa

By Iretta Tiger

SALISBURY, NC — Desiree Jumper wore a smile of pure happiness as her family surrounded her with their own smiles of pride. They should be proud because Jumper has officially been inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society.

The induction ceremony was held on Dec. 6 at the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (RCCC) in Salisbury, N.C.

Since it’s foundation in 1918 Phi Theta Kappa has become the largest honor society in the U.S., among the higher education facilities. Its alumni include actress Sela Ward and astronaut Fred Haise.

Jumper, an elementary education major, has maintained a GPA of at least 3.5 throughout her college career.

Jumper’s father, Seminole Broadcasting Director Danny Jumper, flew in from Las Vegas to support his daughter.

“This is a very special event and I’m so proud of Desiree,” said Jumper.

Following the ceremony the family joined in the social RCCC had organized where inductees and their families relaxed and mingled throughout the evening.