Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) is a national honor society in paralegal/legal assistant studies. The purpose of LEX is to recognize persons who have demonstrated superior academic performance in an established program of paralegal/legal assistant studies offered at an Institutional, Associate or Affiliate Member of the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE).
In order to confer membership in LEX upon its students, an institution must comply with the provisions of the Charter and be an Institutional, Affiliate, or Associate Member of the American Association for Paralegal Education at the time it wishes to confer LEX membership upon any of its students.
Pulaski Tech established its LEX charter on March 3, 2015. To qualify for membership, students must have an overall grade point average of at least 3.25, a grade point average in paralegal classes of at least 3.50, and successful completion of two-thirds of their academic program. For Pulaski Tech, this means having completed 41 total hours, with 26 of those hours consisting of legal classes.
Pulaski Tech LEX graduates are wear a purple honor cord at graduation, and are identified in the Commencement Program as LEX members.
On April 21, 2016, Pulaski Technical College Board of Trustee member Bonnie K. Davis will be inducted into the PTC Chapter of Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX). Trustee Davis graduated with honors from the paralegal program at Pulaski Tech in 2014. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts as well as a Master of Education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Each year the American Association for Paralegal Education awards up to five national scholarships, each in the amount of $500.00. Students from Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) honor society chartered academic institutions are eligible to apply for scholarships.
The completed application must include:
The student does not have to be a LEX inductee.
The deadline for submitting applications is February 15th.
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