CANTON, NY – Sarah R. Argersinger, of West Monroe, has been inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the English Department’s honorary society at St. Lawrence University in Canton.
Argersinger is a member of the Class of 2015 at St. Lawrence and is majoring in English and Francophone studies. Argersinger graduated from Paul V. Moore High School.
To be eligible for membership, students must have either completed four English courses and maintained a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) in English or completed six English courses with at least a 3.25 GPA in English and a 3.0 GPA overall.
The Irving Bacheller Society is named for a 1882 graduate of St. Lawrence, who went on to write the first best-selling novel of the 20th century, Eben Holden.
Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students located in Canton, N.Y. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.