Lycoming College students inducted into national physics honor society

The Lycoming College chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma, the National Physics Honor Society, is proud to announce its largest number of inductees since the chapter was started in 1973.

“These students have met stringent academic requirements and demonstrated a high level of professionalism,” said David Fisher, Ph.D., physics professor at Lycoming who advises the chapter.

Among those inducted were:
Autumn Anthony
Andre Borges
Andrew Chase
Walter Fox
Helena Freitas
Austin Mital
Brandon Niskala
Luke Quigley
Nathan Stewart
Brianna Zawadzki

Students were inducted on March 23 at a campus ceremony bringing the chapter’s total membership to 140. At Lycoming College, about 50 percent of physics majors earn induction into Sigma Pi Sigma, compared to 35 percent at the national level.

Sigma Pi Sigma honors outstanding scholarship in physics, encourages interest in physics among students at all levels and promotes an appreciation for service of its members. Founded in 1921, Sigma Pi Sigma is a member honor society of the Association of College Honor Societies and has about 75,000 past and present members, who are inducted for a lifetime.

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