Geneseo Faculty Elects 80 Students to Phi Beta Kappa

GENESEO, N.Y. - Faculty members at the State University of New York at Geneseo have elected 80 students to the college's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most widely known academic honor society. Students from the junior and senior classes are selected each spring for membership into the organization.

About 10 percent of the nation's institutions of higher learning have a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. Geneseo is the only undergraduate SUNY college with a chapter, which was created in 2004.

The following students were elected from the senior class (all hometowns are in New York unless noted otherwise):

Keven Adams, Rochester; Elizabeth Barber, Schenectady; Timothy Barr, Webster; Devon Borowski, Snyder; Claire Bould, Hopewell Junction; Heather Bristol, Webster; Megan Carey, Trumansburg; Steven Carlson, Pelham Manor; Sara DiTursi, East Amhurst; Sarah Dzara, Springville; Michael Fandrich, Auburn; Kevin Felter, Webster; Andrew Frohn, Lindenhurst; Kaitlyn Gayvert, Fairport; Jeffrey Geisendorfer, Schenectady; Zachary Gold, South Fallsburg; Jesse Goldberg, Lake Ronkonkoma; Lauren Hanson, Verank; Lauren Healy, Centereach; Jeffrey Hollinger, Averill Park; Michael Hoy, Batavia; Elizabeth Huss, Albany; Sophia Hutnik, Ithaca; Stephanie Iasiello, Yorktown Heights; Aaron Iuppa, Pittsford; Max Jacobson, Geneseo; Skylar Jameson, Pittsford; Jocelin Kalish, Bridgehampton; Joshua Kaplan, Grand Island; Kelly Keenehan, Rochester; Angela Klinczar, Orchard Park; Marissa Konieczko, Canastota; Olivia Lapham, Canandaigua; Kristina Licatese, Oswego; Johnson Lin, Brooklyn; Vanessa Lobo, Niskayuna; Celeste Mahoney, East Aurora; Samantha Maurer, Bardonia; Robert Mayville, Big Flats; Eleanor McGrath, Beaver Dams; Kathryn McGuire, Bloomfield; Rebecca Meissner, Hamburg; Abram Miller, Buffalo; Marie-Jo Nassar, Mamaroneck; Emilie O'Neill, Hamburg; Tacianna Oliver, Webster; Jessamyn Perlus, Ithaca; Benjamin Perry, Katonah; Benjamin Peterson, Nekoosa, Wisc.; Luke Rague, Geneseo; Michael Roff, Huntington Station; Gregory Roloff, West Seneca; Justine Rosen, Clifton Park; Yael Rosenstock, College Point; Emma Rumley, Rochester; Jisu Ryu, Carona; Gauri Samant, Liberty; Hannah Schmidt, Putnam Valley; Elizabeth Shenn, Brooklyn; Eunwoo Shim, Rockville, Md.; Corinne Smith, Greenville; Joseph Targia, Rhinebeck; Toby Terwilliger, Penfield; Michael Vaiana, Rochester; Robert Viglietta, Clinton; Rachel West, Jamesville; Shana Wierchowski, Grand Island; Sara Wigderson, Webster; Benjamin Wunder, Apalachin; and Jeffrey Zeitler, Bethpage.

The following students were elected from the junior class (all hometowns are in New York):

Robert Briwa, Pine Bush; Timothy Caughlin, Watertown; Andrew Christy, Greenwich; Olivia Derella, West Nyack; Joel Inbody, Holland; Peter Kearns, Cooperstown; Kaitlin Keller, Penfield; Hayley Martin, Troy; Danae Polsin, Baldwinsville; and Emily Scampini, Watervliet.

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