Ford School students honored as Angell Scholars and by Phi Beta Kappa

April 2, 2009

Phi Beta Kappa
Seven Ford School undergraduate students were recently initiated into the University of Michigan Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society.

These students were juniors Lesley Plimpton and Rochelle-Leigh Rosenberg and seniors Ben Feingold, Gary Graca, Hadi Harp, and Diana Searl.

Phi Beta Kappa, founded in 1776, is the oldest scholastic honorary society in America. Less than ten percent of each year's graduating seniors and a very few juniors of the highest scholastic ranking may be invited to join Phi Beta Kappa. Invitations to membership take into account achievement in the liberal arts as indicated by a student's cumulative grade point average, strength of curriculum, demonstrated proficiency in foreign language and mathematics, and other factors.

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Angell Scholars
James B. Angell Scholars are University of Michigan undergraduate students who earn all A+, A, or A- grades for 2+ consecutive terms in a calendar year based. Nineteen Ford School students were honored at a reception in March. Many of these students have been named a Scholar for multiple semesters, the number in parenthesis below represents the number of terms each student has received Angell honors.

Ford School honorees include: Nicholas Assanis (2), Kurt Baumgarten (2), Hannah Clark (3), Ben Feingold (2), Danielle Liffmann (2), Michelle Liszt (2), Adam Mesirow (2), Jonathan Newman (3), Lesley Plimpton (5), Rochelle-Leigh Rosenberg (5), Nina Ryan (2), Kelly Sampson (2), Nathan Sandals (3), Irine Sorser (3), Gregory Sunstrum (2), Sonya Suter (3), Ashley Weech (2), Angela Wyse (5), and Erica Zviklin (3).