Alumni from among the ranks of our Phi Beta Kappa inductees have gone on to do great things. Here are some examples:
Hannah Lewis ’16 is pursuing a PhD in Astronomy at the University of Virginia with an expected graduation in May 2021.
Christopher Adams ’14 is pursing a PhD in Genomics and Computational Biology at UPenn. He is a Biologist I at NIH.
Jessica Chen ’14 is a marketing specialist, actor, and screenwriter.
Danielle Krause ’14 earned a MEd from Vanderbilt University in 2016. She is a teacher of the visually impaired at Maryland School for the Blind.
Andrew Reighhart ’13 earned a MPP University of Maryland School of Public Policy in 2015. He is economist for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Jennifer Kunze ’12 is a Maryland community organizer for Clean Water Action.
Alexandra Payton Turek ’12 earned a MD from VCU School of Medicine in 2017. She is a pediatric resident at UNC Hospital.
Diana Abells ’11 earned a MFA from The Ohio State University in 2015. She is an artist (self-employed) and adjunct lecturer for the Department of Art at The Ohio State University.
Alyssa Miller ’11 earned a MSW from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014 and became a LCSW-C in 2017. She is a Child and Family Therapist (LCSW-C) at Family Services, Inc.
Adrienne (Milner) ’11 Hieb earned a MLS from UMD College of Information Studies 2015. She is a Metadata Librarian, NASA Goddard Library/Cadence Group, Inc.
Emily Myron ’10 earned a MEM in Ecosystem Science and Conservation from the Nicholas School of the Environment from Duke University in 2012. She is a project manager for the International Land Conservation Network at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Michael Correll ’09 earned a MS and PhD Computer Science from UW-Madison in 2011 and 2015 respectively. He is a research associate at the University of Washington.
Shane Hall ’09 earned a PhD in Environmental Studies, Science, and Policy Program from University of Oregon in 2017. He is an assistant professor of environmental studies at Salisbury University.
Kelsey (Blackmon) Yannuzzi ’09 earned a MA in Literature from American University in 2012. She is a legislative editor at the Maryland Department of Legislative Services.
Scott Zuke ’09 earned a MPP from University of Maryland School of Public Policy in 2012. He is Communications Director for Middle East Institute.
Meghan (Sullivan) Neumeier ’08 earned a MA in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Cincinnati in August 2016. And a MA in Theological Studies from the University of Dayton in August 2010. she is speech-language pathologist for Springfield City Schools.
Marianne Wood ’08 is a patent legal secretary.
Joshua Ballew ’07 earned a PhD in Applied Mathematics and Statistics and Scientific Computation from University of Maryland College Park in 2014. He is an assistant professor of mathematics and statistics at Slippery Rock University.
Kerry Crawford ’07 earned a PhD in Political Science, George Washington University in 2014. She is an associate professor of political science at James Madison University.
Laura Douglas ’07 earned a MSc International and European Studies from University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. She is an assistant recruiter at the Federal Reserve Board.
Amanda Hepler ’07 earned a MA in Curriculum and Instruction from McDaniel College in June 2012. She is a French Teacher at Howard County Public Schools, MD.
Elizabeth Lewis ’07 earned a MSc in Political Economy of Late Development from the London School of Economics & Political Science in 2011. She is the deputy regional director for Africa at the International Republican Institute.
Katherine (Meyer) Jakuta ’07 earned a MA in Intercultural Communication from UMBC 2011. She is a family stability case manager for Southeast Community Development Corporation.
Caitlin (Ward) Schrettner ’07 earned a BSN in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University in 2012. She is an ICU RN at Mass General Hospital.
Janice Chan ’06 is a technical training specialist for Development and Alumni Relations at Johns Hopkins Institutions.
Holly Chase ’06 earned a Master of City Planning from MIT in 2011. She is a transit planner for Sam Schwartz Engineering.
Kate (Northfield) Lanich ’06 earned a MM in Violin Performance from The Catholic University of America in 2012. She is an orchestra personnel manager for The Julliard School.
Sarah Elaine (Tennent) Simmons ’06 earned a BS in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University in 2007 and a MS in Nursing Education from Western Governors University in 2011. She is the director of quality and education for Calvert (MD) Hospice.
Ashley (Walker) Garrison ’04 earned a JD from University of New Hampshire School of Law (fka Franklin Pierce Law Center) in 2007. She is a Project Coordinator for Presby Environmental, Inc.
Linden McBride ’04 is an assistant professor of economics at SMCM.
Angela Draheim ’03 has been the academic program coordinator for the psychology department at SMCM since 2004.
Susan (Bell) Tripp ’02 earned a MS in Nutrition from Boston University in 2008, and became a registered dietitian, 2008. She is a Neonatal Dietitian, UMass Memorial Medical Center.
Jody Costa ’02 completed Reiki Master training in 2017. She is the VP of Marketing at Barcoding, Inc.
Jared LeClerc ’02 earned a PhD in Cognitive Psychology at University of Washington in 2014. He is a design researcher for Microsoft Corporation.
Katy Arnett ’00 earned a MA and PhD Second Language Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto in 2011 and 2004 respectively. She is a Professor of Educational Studies at SMCM.
Mark Hershfield ’00 earned a JD from The George Washington School of Law in 2003. He is Attorney for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Ryan Anderson ’99 earned a MD from Duke University School of Medicine 2008 and PhD in Pathology from Duke University 2008. He is a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and assistant professor of anesthesiology at Oregon Health and Science University.