35 Saint Michael's student-athletes inducted into honor societies during 2012-13 school year

COLCHESTER, Vt. - Thirty-five Saint Michael's College student-athletes were inducted into 14 different academic honor societies during the 2012-13 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 first class into Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society. Recent men's tennis graduate Chris Moskal (Springfield, Mass./Cathedral) led the way with five inductions in 2012-13.

Five Honor Societies

  • Men's tennis May graduate Chris Moskal (Springfield, Mass./Cathedral): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Kappa Tau Alpha (journalism and media studies), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences), Theta Alpha Kappa (religion and theology)
 

Four Honor Societies

  • Women's basketball May graduate Rachele Bernache (Rockland, Mass./Rockland): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)
  • Women's volleyball May graduate Tracy Peterka (Newport Beach, Calif./Mater Dei): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences), Theta Alpha Kappa (religion and theology)
 

Three Honor Societies

  • Softball rising senior Amanda Brigante (Colchester, Vt./Colchester): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences), Pi Mu Epsilon (mathematics)
  • Softball rising senior Lea Gipson (Bridport, Vt./Middlebury Union): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education), Phi Alpha Theta (history)
  • Women's cross country rising senior Leanna Hammond (Burlington, Vt./Burlington): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education), Psi Chi (psychology) 
  • Women's cross country May graduate Andi Nelson (Lebanon, N.H./Lebanon): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)
  • Women's basketball May graduate Megan Olsen (Glenmont, N.Y./Bethlehem Central): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics)
  • Men's tennis May graduate Eric Parziale (Pinecrest, N.C./Pinehurst): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)
  • Softball rising senior Brittany Regis (Monroe, N.H./Saint Johnsbury Academy): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education), Psi Chi (psychology)
 

Two Honor Societies

  • Women's cross country rising senior Elena Bilodeau (Waterbury, Vt./Harwood Union): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Phi Alpha Theta (history)
  • Women's ice hockey May graduate Melissa Coughlin (Franklin, Mass./Franklin): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society)
  • Women's swimming & diving rising senior Emily Dieter (Saint Charles, Ill./Saint Charles North): Beta Beta Beta (biology), Sigma Xi (scientific research)
  • Women's cross country rising senior Caitlin Dugan (Manchester, N.H./Bishop Guertin): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Psi Chi (psychology)
  • Women's ice hockey May graduate Madelena Santore (Millington, N.J./New Jersey Rockets): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society)
  • Women's ice hockey rising senior Tracy Stevenson (Wayne, Maine/Kents Hill School): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education)
 

One Honor Society

  • Baseball rising senior Nick Barton (Colchester, Vt./Colchester): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Field hockey rising senior Courtney Bedell (Londonderry, N.H./Londonderry): Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics)
  • Women's ice hockey rising senior Courtney Burnett (Deep River, Ontario/Northwood School): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Men's ice hockey May graduate Justin Castagna (Los Alamitos, Calif./Los Angeles Jr. Kings): Sigma Beta Delta (business, management and administration)
  • Field hockey rising senior Kelly Celata (Dedham, Mass./Dedham): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Men's soccer May graduate Nick Colangelo (Hampstead, N.C./Topsail): Sigma Beta Delta (business, management and administration)
  • Women's Alpine skiing rising senior Shannon Conroy (Auburn, Calif./Home Schooled): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Women's soccer May graduate Cassie Crockett (Gilmanton, N.H./Gilford): Sigma Beta Delta (business, management and administration)
  • Men's cross country/Nordic skiing May graduate Colin Delaney (Lake Placid, N.Y./National Sports Academy): Pi Mu Epsilon (mathematics)
  • Women's volleyball rising senior Cynthia Edgerton (Vail, Colo./Vail Mountain School): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Women's basketball rising redshirt junior Kaitlin Geary (Milton, Vt./Milton): Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Men's soccer rising senior Chris George (Stratham, N.H./Exeter): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Men's Nordic skiing rising junior Sam Hammond (Oakdale, Minn./North): Phi Alpha Theta (history)
  • Men's swimming & diving rising senior Derick Logan (Cape May Court House, N.J./Middle Township): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Women's volleyball rising junior Hillary Miller (Plattsburgh, N.Y./Plattsburgh/Colby-Sawyer): Beta Beta Beta (biology)
  • Men's basketball May graduate John Reiser (Manchester, Conn./Manchester): Sigma Xi (scientific research)
  • Women's ice hockey May graduate Erin Stevens (Watertown, Conn./Connecticut Polar Bears): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Men's tennis May graduate Kenny Vassallo (Wilmington, Mass./Wilmington): Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Women's soccer May graduate Natalie Zimmer (Ingleside, Ontario/Cornwall Collegiate & Vocational School): Psi Chi (psychology)