Students inducted into Purple Key Leadership Society

by Katherine Burns / Beacon Staff • January 13, 2016

On Dec. 11, 27 seniors were inducted into Emerson College’s Purple Key Leadership Society, recognizing leadership, civic engagement, and academic achievement.

Any student with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and more than 88 credits as of fall 2015 was invited to apply, Sharon Duffy, interim dean of students, said in a press release. The seniors were reviewed by a committee of junior students, and members of academic and student affairs staffs. Those inducted will be recognized during the Emerson Recognition and Achievement Awards on April 10.

The following students were selected based on the criteria of leadership, service, academic achievement, civic engagement, and leadership potential: Alaina Belanger, Alexander Clark, Alicia Carrol, Amanda Breen, Anna Zembo, Ashley Cunningham, Bianca Padró Ocasio, Caitlin Brown, Capri Debiccari, Caroline Pallotta, Charles Greenwald, Christopher Dobens, Daniel Begin, Gina Brindisi, Jacqueline Gunning, Kieran Collier, Lina Benich, Michael Moccio, Natalie Hamil, Rebekah Brinkerhoff, Shekinah-Glory Beepat, Stephanie Bailey, Taylor Jett, Taylor McMahon, Tyler Powles, Zachary Mooney.