Area residents were recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

They include Rickey Thompson Jr. of Pine Bluff, Ashley Williams of Redfield, Cory McMahon of Rison, Jill Curtis of Monticello, and Kendraya Hampton of White Hall.

Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society, according to a news release.