Binghamton University student and Sachem East graduate Marissa Paige MacAneney has been inducted into one of the most prestigious collegiate groups in the country: the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Touted as a selective group, Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 and has extremely high standards for induction. For one, membership is by invitation only to Binghamton's top 7.5% students at the junior level and 10% at the senior level, academically.
Past members has served in the White House, Congress and the Supreme Court of the United States. They have also won Nobel Prizes, Pulitzer Prizes, and numerous other national and international awards for service and achievement in their chosen fields.
As a member MacAneney, of Holtsville, is now eligible for a number of Phi Kappa Phi's fellowships, awards and grants.
"The Society is proud of its record of helping members advance their education and serve their community through these programs," a spokesperson for Phi Kappa Phi stated in a release.
MacAneney is enrolled in the Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton.