Phi Beta Kappa elects 34 juniors

Thirty-four members of the Class of 2017 were elected to the Rhode Island chapter of Phi Beta Kappa Feb. 10, Chapter Administrator Mary Jo Foley wrote in an email to The Herald.

Phi Beta Kappa’s Brown chapter was founded in 1830 and is the seventh oldest in the nation. The organization “encourages intellectual distinction among undergraduates by recognizing outstanding academic accomplishment in the course of a broad liberal education,” according to the University’s website.

To be eligible for election, juniors must have completed at least 20 courses in their five semesters and achieved a minimum of 18 grades of A or S with distinction. Students must earn an additional A or S with distinction for every C they get.

The following juniors were elected this year:

Eleanor Fenn Bohn

Erika Nakamatsu Byun

Siyu Chen

Uthsav Rajaram Chitra

Benjamin Rosenstock Doughty

Tala Atereh Doumani

Noah Michael Fields

Sonia Stephanie Geba, a Herald design editor

Victoria Mary Hoffmeister

Ezra Charles Kagan

Burak Ceyhun Karaca

Elizabeth Rose Kunesh

Jie Hao Kwa

Carlo Robert Ladd

Jessica Nicole Laird

Andy Nicholas Li

Michelle Margaret Lin

Ian Thomas MacDougald

Sarah Loftus Master

Madeleine Zhen Wei Van Matsui

Evangelos Alexander Nikitopoulos

Miranda Haidee Sticpewich Norlin

Kutay Onayli

James Stuart Packs

Betty Peng

Emily May Petrie

Marina Lynne Renton, a former Herald senior staff writer

Eliott Nathan Rosenberg

Nico Sedivy

Benjamin Taylor Seymour

Nathaniel Owen Shames

Juan Patrick Soto

Karis Elizabeth Stubblefield, a former Herald assistant copy desk chief

Daniel Zhu Xiang

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  1. Brown '14

    Why is this Blog Daily Herald material? Isn’t this normally published by the BDH?

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