Fresno State President's Medalist


Golden Key International Honour Society, founded on 29 November 1977, is an academic honor society which recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence among college and university students from all academic disciplines.

Congratulations to Melissa Freeman, the 2010 California State University, Fresno President’s Medalist. The President’s Medal is the highest honor bestowed upon an undergraduate student upon graduation. The recipient is recognized during the university’s commencement ceremony. Melissa received bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, International Business and in Linguistics. At Fresno State, Melissa was an active Golden Key member, including serving as the chapter treasurer in 2008 and 2009. In addition, Melissa was a Fresno State cheerleader and earned first place in the Business, Economics and Public Administration undergraduate division in the 2010 California State University thesis competition.

About Golden Key

Golden Key is the world's largest collegiate honor society. Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15% of college and university sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as top-performing graduate students in all fields of study, based solely on their academic achievements. As an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world, Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity.