Five Butler University students have been inducted into the newly installed chapter of Delta Phi Alpha, the National German Honor Society.The first group of inductees is Avery Stearman, Michael Slack, Sarah Kuchinsky, Lili Kyurkchiyska and Sean Saxe.

The Delta Phi Alpha National German Honorary Society ( seeks to recognize excellence in the study of German and to provide an incentive for higher scholarship. The society aims to promote the study of the German language, literature and civilization and endeavors to emphasize those aspects of German life and culture which are of universal value and which contribute to man’s eternal search for peace and truth.”Applications for individual membership are accredited by the student’s faculty advisor and/or chairman of the German department. Qualifications for student membership are a minimum of two years of college or university German, a minimum B-plus average in those courses, a minimum cumulative average of B-minus and an indication of continued interest in the study of German language and literature.Delta Phi Alpha began with the founding of the Alpha chapter at Wofford College in 1927, and now has constituent chapters at 236 colleges and universities throughout the United States.

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