Phi Beta Kappa Inducts New Members

March 13 2017
Category: Academics

The Pi of New York chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Elmira College held its annual induction on Friday, March 10 in Peterson Chapel. The newly elected members included 22 seniors of high scholarly attainment. Prizes were also presented to outstanding members of the Class of 2018 and 2019.

Students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at Elmira College    Banquet reception following the Phi Beta Kappa induction ceremony at Elmira College

Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most distinguished of all the academic honorary societies, promotes, recognizes, and honors scholarly achievement in the liberal arts and sciences. Phi Beta Kappa was founded in 1776, and the Pi of New York chapter at Elmira College was established in 1940.

Newly Elected Members-in-Course of Phi Beta Kappa: Class of 2017

Rebecca Ackerman ’17
Julia Ashey ’17
Thomas Bragg ’17
Laura Butts ’17
Angela Cataldo ’17
Corissa Comfort ’17
Nicole Derosia ’17
Alexis Devenpeck ’17
Blaithe Donovan ’17
Ashley Fredericks ’17
Emma Freedenberg ’17
Hannah Gaston ’17
Michael Girard ’17
Michaela Johnson ’17
John Kenna ’17
Christopher Konow ’17
Sam Lukason ’17
Diana Lutz ’17
Chloe Nowak ’17
Zachory Park ’17
Brandon Payne ’17
McKayla Sluga ’17 

Prize Winners: Class of 2018

Emily Bush ’18
Thomas Finnigan III ’18
James Fritsche ’18
Daniel Gridley ’18
Gabrielle Higgins ’18
Bridget Sherwood ’18
Arianna Smith ’18
Nicholas Trentanelli ’18

Prize Winners: Class of 2019

Olivia Cacchione ’19
Mhairi Holmes ’19
Rachel Katzenberger ’19
Kerri Patt ’19
Rachel Vespucci ’19
Kendrick Wood ’19