Karnes, Cox in WC Green Key Society


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Wilmington College seniors Tara A. Karnes of Greenfield and Heather N. Cox of Leesburg were recently recognized for induction into the Green Key Society at the 36th annual Student Honors Convocation.

Karnes, a 2014 graduate of Edward L. McClain High School in Greenfield, is majoring in accounting and business.

Cox, a 2014 graduate of Fairfield High School in Leesburg, is majoring in agriculture.

Green Key is Wilmington College’s honor society founded in May 1951. It was organized to recognize superior scholarship by students from WC in the years following accreditation by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges in 1944.

Juniors and seniors become eligible for Green Key membership upon the completion of 75 or 90 semester hour, respectively, with grade point averages of 3.75 and 3.50, respectively. Graduates, once eligible for membership, may be initiated at any time.

Submitted by Mary Brunell, Wilmington College public relations assistant.

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