The Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society has selected Jessica Summer Pretzello for membership in the chapter at Georgia Southern University.
Summer is the daughter of Joe and Debbie Pretzello of Thomson-McDuffie County. She graduated from Thomson High School and is working toward a degree in early childhood education.
Delta Epsilon Iota was established in order to recognize and encourage academic excellence in all fields of study. The organization rewards outstanding students through financial scholarships, provides leadership opportunities to its members, and promotes the principles of dedication, enthusiasm, and initiative among students throughout the United States.
Students qualify on the basis of academic achievement. Prospective members must have completed a minimum of 30 semester hours at an accredited college or university, while maintaining a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average or a scholastic ranking within the top 15 percent of their class.
Delta Epsilon Iota's membership is comprised of outstanding scholars attending many of the finest colleges and universities in the country. Organizational vision and cutting edge resources have made the Society one of the leading academic development organizations, synonymous with leadership and excellence in academic life.