honor society

noun

Definition of honor society

: a society for the recognition of scholarly achievement especially of undergraduates

Examples of honor society in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wilson attended Morehouse, graduated magna cum laude from the Medical College of Georgia, was inducted into the AOA honor society, and had done well in her residency at Augusta University. Usha Lee Mcfarling, STAT, 20 June 2022 A century ago, March was named to an undergraduate honor society called, oddly enough, the Ku Klux Klan. courant.com, 7 Mar. 2022 Harford Community College’s Rho Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the International Honor Society of two-year colleges, inducted new members into the honor society in a ceremony on April 19 in the college’s Chesapeake Theater. Tony Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 11 May 2022 Olivia Ols of Hinckley was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Sam Boyer, cleveland, 10 Apr. 2022 The cafeteria at the school’s Brookside Campus will be decorated to resemble a traditional jazz café by the school’s music honor society, Tri-M, and drinks and desserts will be served at the event. Jeff Banowetz, chicagotribune.com, 24 Mar. 2022 Mokena’s Grace Tervin, a student at Elmhurst University, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. C.r. Walker, chicagotribune.com, 2 Mar. 2022 Olivia Borkowski-Johnson, a Harford Community College student majoring in nursing, has been named a 2022 New Century Transfer Scholar, an award sponsored by the honor society, and will receive a $2,250 scholarship. Tony Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 1 Apr. 2022 In 1916, students at the University of Illinois started an honor society, to which each fraternity would nominate an outstanding junior for membership as seniors, and called it the Ku Klux Klan. courant.com, 7 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of honor society

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of honor society was in 1886

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30 Jun 2022

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“Honor society.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honor%20society. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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