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Countryman inducted into Golden Key society

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Atlanta - Dorothy J. Countryman of Hillsboro has accepted membership in Golden Key International Honour Society and was honored during a recent induction ceremony at Miami University. 


"It is only fitting that a top academic achiever like Dorothy be recognized by Golden Key," said John W. Mitchell, Golden Key's chief executive officer. "Our members are inspired and motivated not only to achieve exceptional academic accomplishments, but also to make a positive impact on our world through the Society's commitment to service."


Golden Key International Honour Society is the world's premier collegiate honor society, with nearly 2 million members and more than 375 chapters at colleges and universities in seven countries: Australia, Canada, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States.  The global nonprofit organization provides academic recognition to top-performing college and university students, as well as scholarships and awards, carer and internship opportunities, networking, service and leadership development opportunities. Membership into the Society is by invitation only, to students in all fields of study. Golden Key was founded in 1977 in Atlanta, Ga. The Society is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS). For more information about Golden Key visit


Countryman is a member of the English Language Arts faculty at Whiteoak Jr./Sr. High School in Mowrystown. She is Director of International Thespian Society Troupe 6931, a member of the National Council of Teachers of English, the Civl War Preservation Trust, and the Belfast United Methodist Church.

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