38 Saint Michael's Student-Athletes Inducted into Honor Societies During 2017-18 School Year

38 Saint Michael's Student-Athletes Inducted into Honor Societies During 2017-18 School Year

COLCHESTER, Vt. - Thirty-eight Saint Michael's College student-athletes were inducted into 13 different academic honor societies during the 2017-18 school year, including six into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and largest academic honor society. Founded in 1776, it promotes excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.

This spring, Saint Michael's also inducted its sixth class into Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society, increasing its membership to 89.

May graduate Jenna Deschaine (Claremont, N.H./Stevens) of the field hockey team was the lone Purple Knight to earn induction into three honor societies in 2017-18, while 12 student-athletes - including nine women - gained entry into two. Three women's swimming & diving student-athletes and one male were among those dozen.

Three Honor Societies

  • Field hockey May graduate Jenna Deschaine (Claremont, N.H./Stevens): Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)

Two Honor Societies

  • Women's tennis rising senior Margaret de Pont (Norton, Mass./Bishop Feehan): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Women's basketball rising senior Emily Ferreri (Hyde Park, N.Y./Our Lady of Lourdes): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)
  • Women's swimming & diving rising senior Meg Flanagan (Middletown, R.I./The Prout School/Boston College): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education)
  • Women's swimming & diving May graduate Genevieve Gigandet (Groveland, Mass./Central Catholic): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Psi Chi (Psychology)
  • Women's Alpine skiing May graduate Meggane Grand (La Plagne, France/Lycée des métiers Ambroise Croizat): Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)
  • Men's lacrosse May graduate Dan Johnson (Ringwood, N.J./Don Bosco Prep): Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)
  • Men's swimming & diving May graduate Michael May (Wallingford, Conn./Lyman Hall): Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics), Sigma Beta Delta (business, management and administration)
  • Women's volleyball rising senior Gabby Ratte (Kula, Hawaii/Seabury Hall/Colby-Sawyer): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education)
  • Women's swimming & diving May graduate Sammy Sidorakis (Baldwinsville, N.Y./C.W. Baker): Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)
  • Men's lacrosse May graduate Jake Sonberg (Bedford, N.H./Bishop Guertin): Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)
  • Women's tennis May graduate Amelia Weeks (Clinton, Wash./South Whidbey): Kappa Tau Alpha (journalism and mass communication), Sigma Beta Delta (business, management and administration)
  • Women's cross country May graduate Roxy Withers (Hampden, Maine/Hampden Academy): Beta Beta Beta (biology), Pi Mu Epsilon (mathematics)

One Honor Society

  • Men's soccer rising senior Bradley Anair (Bennington, Vt./Mount Anthony Union): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Men's swimming & diving rising senior Seamus Butler (Waltham, Mass./Waltham): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Baseball rising senior Christian Devine (Exeter, N.H./Exeter): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Men's Alpine skiing May graduate Danny Duffy (Warren, Vt./Green Mountain Valley School): Sigma Beta Delta (business, management and administration)
  • Women's lacrosse May graduate Susie Ellicks (Acton, Mass./Acton-Boxboro Regional): Phi Alpha Theta (history)
  • Men's lacrosse May graduate Neil Gallagher (Stowe, Vt./Green Mountain Valley School): Sigma Xi (scientific research)
  • Men's ice hockey rising senior Nic Hermary (Coquitlam, British Columbia/Melfort Mustangs): Pi Mu Epsilon (mathematics)
  • Women's cross country rising senior Kara Hettinger (Lindenhurst, Ill./Saint Joseph Catholic Academy): Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Men's basketball rising senior Levi Holmes III (East Brunswick, N.J./Rutgers Prep): Pi Mu Epsilon (mathematics)
  • Men's soccer May graduate Peter Kendall (Springfield, Vt./Springfield): Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics)
  • Women's swimming & diving rising senior Patty Kohn (Weston, Conn./Greenwich): Beta Beta Beta (biology)
  • Men's tennis 2017 graduate Ben Lambert (Milford, N.H./Milford): Pi Mu Epsilon (mathematics)
  • Field hockey rising senior Katie Leonard (Carmel, N.Y./The Ursuline School): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Women's soccer rising senior Alex Matteo (Tolland, Conn./Tolland): Kappa Delta Pi (education)
  • Softball rising senior Anna Meusel (Acton, Mass./Acton-Boxboro Regional): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Men's ice hockey rising senior Jake Myers (Belmont, Mass./The Hill School): Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Women's ice hockey rising senior Madison Nichols (Gilford, N.H./Tilton School): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Men's soccer rising redshirt junior Gabriel Pineda (Miami, Fla./Immaculata-La Salle): Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics)
  • Women's volleyball May graduate Megan Priester (Dover, N.H./Dover): Kappa Delta Pi (education)
  • Women's volleyball rising senior Sarah Rodgers (Cheshire, Conn./Cheshire): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Women's soccer rising senior Sara Rooke (Springfield, Mass./Central): Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Men's ice hockey May graduate Eric Salzillo (Johnston, R.I./Boston Bandits): Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics)
  • Women's cross country May graduate Leah Seften (Bolton, Conn./Bolton): Sigma Xi (scientific research)
  • Field hockey rising senior Nicole White (Cranston, R.I./Lincoln School): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Women's ice hockey May graduate Kaitlyn Wurzer (Lee, N.H./Berwick Academy): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)