Prattville Native Inducted into Mercer’s Chi Omega Sorority


MACON, Ga. — Mercer University student Samantha Swinhart of Prattville was inducted into Mercer’s Psi Gamma chapter of Chi Omega sorority recently.

Swinhart, a sophomore pre-pharmacy major, is involved in Mercer’s Cirkle K, a community service oriented organization, and tutors students at Burke Elementary in Macon. She graduated from Montgomery Academy and is the daughter of Alan and Joyce Swinhart of Prattville.

Founded in 1833, Mercer is a 7,300-student, comprehensive, Baptist-affiliated university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees through the College of Liberal Arts, the Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics, the Tift College of Education, the School of Engineering, the Walter F. George School of Law, the School of Medicine, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, the Southern School of Pharmacy and the James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology.

Mercer University has campuses in Macon and Atlanta, as well as four extended education centers located in Douglas County, Covington, Griffin and Eastman. The University also operates the Mercer Engineering Research Center in Warner Robins and the Mercer University Press in Macon. For the past 12 years, Mercer has been ranked among the leading universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.