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Graduation exercises at Dunbarton College
Some of these graduates of Dunbarton College are probably Phi Beta Kappas

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Honor Society Phi Beta Kappa Was Founded
December 5, 1776

Phi Beta Kappa spread to colleges throughout New England. By the end of the 19th century, the once secretive, exclusively male social group had dropped its oath of secrecy, opened its doors to women, and transformed into a national honor society. Now it is dedicated to cultivating and recognizing excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. More than 270 chapters serve more than 500,000 living members, including many past and present Supreme Court justices and former presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton. The society also offers book and essay awards. Think about working toward and joining an honor society at school. Someday you may be a Phi Beta Kappa!
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