Port Townsend student inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

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Posted 7/13/22

Lillith Montgomery of Port Townsend was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor …

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Port Townsend student inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

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Lillith Montgomery of Port Townsend was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. 

Montgomery was initiated at Central Washington University, and is among approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. 

Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter, and only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. 

Since its founding, more than 1.5 million members have been initiated into Phi Kappa Phi. Some of the organization’s notable members include former President Jimmy Carter, NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence, novelist John Grisham, and YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley. Each year, Phi Kappa Phi awards more than $1 million to outstanding students and members through graduate and dissertation fellowships, undergraduate study abroad grants, funding for post-baccalaureate development, and grants for local, national, and international literacy initiatives.

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