Mountaintop Residents Inducted Into National Honor Societies At The University Of Scranton

Samantha Macko and Gabrielle Prezkop, both of Mountaintop, were among the 48 University of Scranton students inducted into Beta Beta Beta, the national honor society for biology. For induction into the honor society, students must have completed at least three biology courses, maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average in biology, and be in good academic standing at the University. The honor society encourages undergraduate biological research through presentations at conventions, publication in the journal BIOS, and research/travel grants.

Macko is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Prezkop is a senior majoring in neuroscience at the Jesuit university.

The University’s chapter of the honor society was established in 1994.

Prezkop and Daniel McGraw, Mountaintop, were among the University of Scranton students inducted into Pi Mu Epsilon, the national honor society for mathematics majors. To be considered for induction, students must be in their junior or senior year, have an overall grade point average of 3.33 and a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in mathematics. Eligible biomathematics majors can be nominated with an unsolicited recommendation from full-time mathematics faculty.

McGraw is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences.

The University of Scranton is a Jesuit university located in Northeastern Pennsylvania.