Hampden-Sydney College senior Alexander Robert Boal was initiated into the honor society Phi Beta Kappa on Monday, April 8, according to ReadMedia Newswire.
Membership recognizes the highest academic achievement, moral character, responsible citizenship, and broad intellectual curiosity.
A Patrick Henry Scholar, Boal served as President of the German Club since Fall 2011. He is a member of the varsity swim team, varsity rugby, and the International Club. He participated in the Virginia Program at Oxford in the summer of 2012. A foreign affairs major, Alex is a graduate of Chamblee High School and is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Robert K. Boal of Tucker.
A private college for men, Hampden-Sydney in Virginia is ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. The college is known for its liberal arts curriculum, the Honor Code which stresses individual and collective responsibility, and a focus on the education of young men.