Phi Kappa Phi inductee

Wilton native Melissa Hersch has been initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. The top 10% of college seniors and 7.5% of juniors with at least 72 semester hours qualify for Phi Kappa Phi membership, as well as graduate students, like Melissa, who are in the top 10% of the number of candidates for graduate degrees. Faculty, professional staff and alumni with scholarly distinction also qualify. A 2013 Wilton High School graduate, Melissa is pursuing a doctorate of physical therapy at Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y.