The Hamilton College chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, initiated 21 members of the Class of 2012 to associate membership at the annual banquet in the Science Center Atrium on May 18. Family members in attendance enjoyed a program of observations by mentors about the students, their research, and student plans to continue in research.
Students initiated were: Kathryn Bennett, Connor Brown, Daniel Bruzzese, Daniel Feinberg, Lucas Harris, Abby Koppa, Robert Kosar, Tani Leigh, Erica Losito, Julia Litzky, Dilyana Mihaylova, Emily Moulton, Kate Otley, Catherine Prescott, Rachel Rothbarth, Hannah Schacter, Talia Steiman, Matt Therkelsen, Cara Vennari, Robert Woodworth, and Jake Zappala.
Sigma Xi is an international honor society of science and engineering professionals that facilitates a variety of activities that support scientific research. Hamilton College was one of the first wholly undergraduate colleges to be granted a chapter when its club earned an upgrade to chapter status in 1965.