May 22, 2024

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts New Members

The University of Mary Washington chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa of Virginia, recently inducted 46 students into the chapter.  Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic honor society.

Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa was founded at the College of William and Mary in 1776 and has since upheld the principles of freedom of inquiry and liberty of thought and expression, sponsoring activities to advance the study of the humanities, the social sciences and the natural sciences. The society invites the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities for membership.

The UMW chapter, Kappa of Virginia, selects its members based on rigorous scrutiny of students’ academic achievements as demonstrated through grade point averages.

New members of Kappa of Virginia include:

Sara Armor

Christine Ayad

Katharine Barry

Maiah Bartlett

Amy Bonnevier

Aaron Brintzenhofe

Brian Burns

Jamie Carey

Marina Castro-Meirelles

Emily Dabbs

Rachelle Dambrose

Jacqueline DeGroat

Sarah Dickshinski

Taylor Dohmen

Seth Dorman

Richard Dragone

Peter Grap

Brittany Greene

Meredith Gregory

Juliette Guilloux

Sarah Hansen

Kristine Harner

Katherine Hatton

Jacob A. Jackson

Megan Murphy

Sean O’Hara

Jennifer Orellana

Kendall Parker

Ariel Paulk

Ariel Peldunas

Victoria Power

Daniel Reschke

Ashley Riggleson

Anna Rinko

Alexis Robinson

Thor Smalling

Karen Smith

Bailey Stewart

Heather Taylor

Hoang-Anh Ngoc Tran

Jessie Verive

Robert Wimberly


Marleigh Eure

Megan Jensen

Brittany McBride

Lily Olson