St. Bonaventure University inducted 62 new members into the university’s chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, the nation’s oldest freshman honor society. Membership in Phi Eta Sigma is available to students who earn a GPA of 3.5 and above during their first year of college.
Sr. Margaret Carney, O.S.F., university president, and Dr. Michael Fischer, provost, were present for the ceremony, held Sept. 27. An honors luncheon followed the induction ceremony. Dr. Josiah Lambert, associate professor of political science, is the university’s chapter moderator of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.
The honorees included: Neil Almeida from Fremont, Calif.; Peter Bertoldo from Attica, N.Y.; Jacob Biasillo from Orchard Park, N.Y.; Catherine Brown from Middleport, N.Y.; Kristen Brush from Elma N.Y.; Lian Bunny from Tonawanda, N.Y.; Kevin Cannavina from Morris Plains, N.J.; Julianna Carney from Rochester, N.Y.; Christina DeGroff from Pennellville, N.Y.; Madeline Desiderio from Buffalo N.Y.; Adam Ditcher from Randolph, N.Y.; Kayla Dubiel from Baldwinsville, N.Y.; Riley Eike from Rochester N.Y.; William Evans from Westerville, Ohio; Jacob Everhart from Alden, N.Y.; Madeleine Faircloth from Lackawanna, N.Y.; Kelly Farrell from Williamsville, N.Y.; Allison Field from LaFayette, N.Y.; Erik Furgal from Bowling Green, Ky.; Bianca Georgakopoulas from Woodbury, N.Y.; Bradley Gresock from Zelienople, Pa.; Linda Herrick from Bliss, N.Y.; Alyssa Honaker from Clarence N.Y.; Ryan Horan from Utica, N.Y.; Vanessa Hulse from New Berlin, N.Y.; Erin Izydorczak from Holland, N.Y.; Karen Jablonski from Fairport, N.Y.; Ryan Joslyn from Angola N.Y.; Neena Joy from River Edge, N.J.; Celine Lantz from Elmira, N.Y.; Jessica Laursen from Caledonia, N.Y.; Paul Lavelle from Johnson City, N.Y.; Daniel Leopold from Buffalo, N.Y.
Alexander Mazanek from Johnson City, N.Y.; Ashley-Kate McCana from County Down, Ireland; Michael McLanahan from Bradford, Pa.; Patrick McMahon from Syracuse, N.Y.; Julia Mericle from Kingston, Pa.; Donald Mitchell from Hamlin, N.Y.; Shannon Murray from Lancaster, N.Y.; Ryan Nation from Livonia, N.Y.; Vivien Pat from Markham, Onterio; Daniel Pierce from Dansville, N.Y.; Emily Rosman from Rocky Point, N.Y.; Amanda Saeli from Orchard Park, N.Y.; Alyssa Scherer from Holley, N.Y.; Kimberly Senecker from Fairport, N.Y.; Tristan Slocum from Franklinville, N.Y.; Brittany Slomba from Buffalo, N.Y.; Allyson Smith from Thurmont, Md.; Preet Sohal from Great Falls, Va.; Evan Sommer from Pittsburg, Pa.; Gabriela Tejada from Williamsville, N.Y.; Michelle Vick from Penfield, N.Y.; Vincent Waver from Webster, N.Y.; Jonathan Weber from Angola, N.Y.; LaurieAnne Wickens from Bremen, Ind.; Ryland Wiseman from Tempe, Ariz.; Christopher Wodeshick from Milltown, N.J.; Tyler Woscek from Phillipsburg, N.J.; Samantha Zabinski from Endwell, N.Y.; and Lauren Zazzara from Rochester, N.Y.
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