Karys Blakemore, a Mason Senior majoring in Foreign Languages/Spanish and in Russian & Eurasian Studies, has been selected for the Phi Beta Kappa Writing Internship. In addition to her duties as a student, Karys is also Education Coordinator at Liberty Language Services and Assistant Center Director at Fairfax Language Stars.
Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest and most recognized academic honor society. It embraces the principles of personal freedom, scientific inquiry, liberty of conscience, and creative endeavor. The writing internship is awarded to majors that possess strong research, writing, editing and interview skills. Their assignment is to cover topics and events of interest to PBK and to produce six publishable articles for the Key Reporter, during their five month internship period.
Karys was recommended for the internship by Dr. Lisa Rabin, in acknowledgment of her excellent writing in Spanish 390. Karys has also been cited for excellence in Russian Composition, most particularly, in Russian 302.
Congratulations, Karys, for this great honor! We are proud of you and look forward to your publications and to your success in years to come.
July 21, 2014