Local students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at Lake Forest College

Lake Forest College
Updated 5/17/2019 11:19 AM


Contact: Linda Blaser




For Immediate Release

19 Local Students Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, Il.-- 19 of the 44 students recently inducted into the Lake Forest College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa are from the Chicagoland Area. They include:

Mary Becker '19 - Gurnee, IL

Philip Freund '19 - Libertyville, IL

Yoan Ganev '19 - Lake Zurich, IL

Christina Gimondo '19 - Gurnee, IL

Emily Gordon '19 - Northbrook, IL

Dean Jepsen '19 - Crystal Lake, IL

Melissa Kahn '19 - Buffalo Grove, IL

Rachel Kaplan '19 - Glenview, IL

Fillip Komornik '19 - Skokie, IL

Jeanna McDonald '19 - Wilmette, IL

Alexis Nogulich '19 - Glen Ellyn, IL

Courtney Prais '19 - Round Lake Heights, IL

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Jenna Rotunno '19 - Deerfield, IL

Cydney Salvador '19 - Lindenhurst, IL

Abigail Samuelson '19 - Evanston, IL

Anna Sandler '19 - Wheeling, IL

Christopher Scroggins '19 - Beach Park, IL

Rhyan Shanker '19 - Buffalo Grove, IL

Brian Valerio '19 - Waukegan, IL

Phi Beta Kappa is an academic honor society dedicated to the recognition of superior academic achievement in the liberal arts and sciences. The Lake Forest College chapter was founded in 1962 and contains both faculty and student members. Each year, faculty members elect student members on the basis of outstanding academic achievement.

Lake Forest College is one of only 276 colleges or universities in the United States meeting the standards of excellence necessary to form a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. This year there are 44 inductees.

Lake Forest College is a national liberal arts institution located 30 miles north of downtown Chicago. The College has 1,500 students representing nearly every state and 80 countries.