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Local students inducted into Honor Society for first-generation students at College of the Holy Cross

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  The following local students were inducted into the Alpha Alpha Alpha (Tri-Alpha) Honor Society chapter at College of the Holy Cross, a national honor society recognizing the achievements of first-generation students, alumni, staff, faculty and administrators: Mimi Le of Everett, Class of 2025; Ashley Cadet of Everett, Class of 2023. Founded in 2018, Tri-Alpha promotes academic excellence and provides members with a multitude of benefits, including opportunities for personal growth, leadership development, campus and community service and the opportunity to receive mentoring from more senior first-generation students, as well as faculty, staff and alumni who were first-generation students.

  To qualify for induction into Tri-Alpha, students must meet the following criteria:

  • The student has completed at least three full-time terms of study.
  • The student has achieved an overall grade point average of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Neither the student’s parents nor step-parents nor legal guardians completed a bachelor’s degree.

  About Holy Cross: The College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Mass., is among the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Since its founding in 1843, Holy Cross has made a positive impact in society by graduating students who distinguish themselves as thoughtful leaders in business, professional and civic life.

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