SPARTANBURG, SC (readMedia)-- Natasha Louise Rudy was accorded Wofford College's highest academic honor Thursday, May 1, when she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Parent(s)/Guardian: Patricia Rudy, Greenwood, S.C., 29649.
Rudy, a member of the class of 2014.0, is majoring in biology and mathematics with a concentration in applied mathematics. An Anna Todd Wofford Scholar, Rudy has served as a resident assistant, an Orientation staff leader, and a tutor in mathematics and biology. During her senior year she also has taken a leadership role in the Math Academy, whose mission is to tutor elementary school students in mathematics. She also is a member of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society. Rudy completed a summer internship at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Syntheses in the summer of 2013. She was named the 2013-14 J. Lacy McLean Independent College Student of the Year. A candidate for both a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of science degree, Rudy plan to attend the genetic counseling program at the University of South Carolina..
Thirty-four Wofford College students and recent graduates were initiated as members-in-course during the ceremony that marked the 73nd anniversary of Phi Beta Kappa at Wofford.