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Four Clemson Student-Athletes Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa Society

Four Clemson Student-Athletes Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa Society

CLEMSON, S.C. – Four Clemson student-athletes, diver Tabitha Banks and rowers Erin Ferguson, Kerianne Pacheco and Anna Skochdopole were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society on Friday, March 27.

Banks, a junior majoring in Biological Sciences, was named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll in 2012-13 and 2013-14. Pacheco, a senior communication studies major, is also a two-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll. Ferguson and Skochdopole are both junior biology majors named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll in 2013-14.

This is the second-consecutive year that Clemson has had multiple student-athletes inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, as diver Emily Howard and women’s soccer player Deana Sherry were inducted into the honor society in the spring of 2014.

Phi Beta Kappa is the country’s oldest and largest academic honor society, founded during the American Revolution in 1776. Membership is made up of the top 10 percent of arts and sciences graduates of distinguished colleges and universities. Seventeen United States Presidents have been members since Phi Beta Kappa was first started in 1776.

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