BATON ROUGE, La. — Hailey Mendenhall of Hermiston was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society, at Eastern Oregon University.

Mendenhall was among approximately 30,000 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. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership.

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