Scholar athlete inducted into honor society


ONEONTA — Giovanni Fornino, of New Hartford, has been inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society, according to an announcement by officials at the State University of New York at Oneonta.

Fornino, who is majoring in food services and restaurant administration, is a member of the men’s soccer team at SUNY Oneonta.

He was one of 49 scholar-athletes inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma as part of NCAA Division III Week.

To qualify for induction into Chi Alpha Sigma, a student must have achieved at least junior standing with a cumulative 3.4 grade point average while earning two varsity letters in an NCAA intercollegiate sport.

Each student athlete must also be of good moral character and have the endorsement of both the head coach of his or her sport and the chapter president.


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