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The Salemite. volume (None) 1920-current, November 17, 1978, Image 1

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[ 4> TH€ 9/1LGMITG Volume LXI Salem College, Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, November 17,1978 Number 7 NEW HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS CHOSEN Salem’s Honor Society is dedicated to recognizing and encouraging scholarship at Salem College. It’s mem bership is limited to juniors and seniors of superior academic achievement who have completed a specific amount of work and maintained a 3.6 average. This year’s members are; Robin Brown Connie Caldwell Diane Callahan Susan Easterling Lois Hicks ' Kristine Kylberg Jennie Gray Mauney Susan A. Miller Paula Myers Kim Nelson Alicia Smith Kate Wallace Marie Weber Rebecca Baggett Cherry Baity Helen Beck Tammy Capshaw Lynnette Delbridge Katherine Knapp Amy Poteat Ann Todd Several changes have been made in the membership requirements and times of induction into the Salem Honor Society. Because the newly organized freshman honor society, Alpha Kappa, will include freshmen and sophomores, the Honor Society is now open to only juniors, and seniors. The academic requirement for juniors has been set at a 3.6 average for 16 courses and a 3.6 average for seniors who have completed 24 courses. The induction into membership will occur in the fall term of the junior or senior year. Members have previously been inducted in the spring term, but fall induction will give more continuity to the group and strengthen their identities as academic leaders. The academic year 1978-79 will be an interim period during which the changes to take place. In order not to penalize any student currently eligible for membership in the Salem Honor Society, members will be inducted twice this year. Next year members will be inducted in the fall term only, using the new standards which have been accepted for induction procedure. P.E. Changes Approved At the S.G.A. meeting on Tuesday, November 14, Executive Board of S.G.A. presented to the student body for a vote the following five proposed changes in Slem’s Physical Education requirements: 1. Physical Education courses should be evaluated on a Pass-Fail basis. 2. Within the two year Physical Education requirement, specific course choices should be made by the student. 3. Participation in one varsity sport for one season should be equivalent to one of Physical semester Education. 4. The Physical Education Department should seriously consider giving Physical Education course credit to student participating in structured programs other than those offered by Salem. 5. Physical Education should not be required for those student beyond the normal college age (i.e. 22). Executive Board has turned is attention to the five proposals, which were initiated last year, in response to the strong in terest which students have Cont’d. on two f’arents Weekend: A Backward Glance Time to talk, tour and share. (Photos by Persia Thomson)

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