News Release: 36 McDaniel students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

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April 03, 2017

April 3, 2017

Contact: Cheryl Knauer



WESTMINSTER, Md. – On April 2, 36 McDaniel College seniors and juniors were inducted into the Delta of Maryland Chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa national honor society. 

Founded in 1776, The Phi Beta Kappa Society is the nation’s oldest academic honor society. It has chapters at 283 colleges and universities in the United States and more than half a million members throughout the country. Visit

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McDaniel College, founded in 1867 and nationally recognized as one of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives,” is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 25 highly regarded graduate programs. Its personalized, interdisciplinary, global curriculum and student-faculty collaboration develop the unique potential in every student. A diverse, student-centered community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students, McDaniel offers access to the resources of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and is the only American college with a European campus in Budapest, Hungary. 

Students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society include:
  • Christian Alberg, senior from Mount Pleasant, S.C.
  • Brian Austin, senior from Turlock, Calif. 
  • John Henry Bussey, senior from Petaluma, Calif. 
  • Jaime Calderon, senior from Falls Church, Va. 
  • Charity-Grace Chaney, senior from New Windsor, Md. 
  • Emily Connell, senior from Towson, Md. 
  • Megan Davis, senior from Elkridge, Md. 
  • Rebecca Debinski, junior from Sykesville, Md. 
  • Haley Duff, senior from Clarksburg, Md. 
  • Aisha Ghodbane, senior from Olivette, Mo. 
  • Nia Gipson, senior from Owings Mills, Md. 
  • Corey Glocker, senior from Silver Spring, Md. 
  • Melissa Golowski, senior from Littlestown, Pa.
  • Chloe Gudmundsson, senior from Dundalk, Md. 
  • Madelyn Jackstadt, senior from Barnergat, N.J.
  • Haley Jacobs, senior from Forest Hill, Md. 
  • Katie Keegan, senior from Hadley, Mass.
  • Sydney Knadler, senior from Mammoth Lakes, Calif. 
  • Tusannah Krauss, junior from Manchester, Md. 
  • Casey Marson, senior from Norwich, N.Y.
  • Sarah McRoberts, senior from Damascus, Md. 
  • Matthew Meyers, senior from Millersville, Md. 
  • Thomas Milnes, senior from Eldersburg, Md. 
  • Madaline Moyer, senior from Brookville, Md. 
  • Juliann Rossi, senior from Marriottsville, Md. 
  • Blake Schildhauer, senior from Hampstead, Md. 
  • Jennifer Shillingburg, senior from Oakland, Md. 
  • Kathryn Shoemaker, senior from Walkersville, Md. 
  • Cristina Stockton-Juarez, senior from Carlisle, Pa.
  • Jason Swartz, junior from Dillsburg, Pa. 
  • Phuc Truong, junior from San Jose, Calif. 
  • Andrew Ullmann, senior from Toms River, N.J.
  • Kristen Upton, junior from Chalfont, Pa. 
  • Lissy Velez, senior from Silver Spring, Md. 
  • Catherine Wroblewski, senior from Glen Mills, Pa. 
  • Samantha Yates, senior from Shepherdstown, W.Va.