Darris Means receives Phi Kappa Phi Award

Darris Means ’05

Darris Means ’05, associate director of the Elon Academy, recently earned the Love of Learning Award from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. He was one of 140 people selected for the $500 award out of an applicant pool of more than 1,000. The award helps fund graduate studies or career development opportunities for active members of Phi Kappa Phi.


Means is a Ph.D. student at North Carolina State University pursuing his degree in Education Research and Policy Analysis with a concentration in higher education. He will use the award to support his dissertation research on the spiritual narratives of black gay male college students.