Phi Beta Kappa inducts 21 new members

by Dartmouth Senior Staff | 10/19/18 3:05am

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by Sonia Qin / Sonia Qin/ The Dartmouth

On Thursday, 21 members of the Class of 2019 were inducted into Dartmouth’s Alpha of New Hampshire chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Six members of the Class of 2020 received the Phi Beta Kappa Sophomore Prize. The induction ceremony was held at Occom Commons.

Founded in 1776 at the College of William & Mary, Phi Beta Kappa is the first college society with a Greek-letter name. Dartmouth’s chapter was established in 1787 and is the fourth oldest in the country.

The senior Phi Beta Kappa inductees are Olivia Bewley ’19, Connor Bondarchuk ’19, Emily Chao ’19, Nicole Chen ’19, John Davidson ’19, Christine Dong ’19, James Herman ’19, Meredith Holmes ’19, Young Jang ’19, Josephina Lin ’19, Andrew Liu ’19, Anant Mishra ’19, Colleen O’Connor ’19, Sonia Qin ’19, Sonia Rowley ’19, Samantha Stern ’19, Alexander Sullivan ’19, Arvind Suresh ’19, Elizabeth Terman ’19, Ruoni Wang ’19 and David Wong ’19.

Criteria for election to the society requires that students hold one of the top 20 cumulative grade point averages in their class after completing eight academic terms within three years of matriculating. The Sophomore Prize is awarded to students who have the highest cumulative grade point averages in their class after five terms of enrollment.

The juniors who received the Sophomore Prize are Emma Esterman ’20, Brandon Nye ’20, Scott Okuno ’20, Joshua Perlmutter ’20, Armin Tavakkoli ’20 and Sebastian Wurzrainer ’20.

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