- Class of 2012
- Essex Junction, VT
Marian Yandow of Essex Junction Selected for Saint Michael's College Chapter of National Catholic Honor Society
2011 Oct 5
Marian Yandow, the daughter of Jane and Thomas Yandow of Essex Junction, was selected for induction into the Saint Michael's College chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma, the National Catholic Honor Society. Yandow was inducted into DES in ceremonies held September 24, 2011, on the campus of Saint Michael's, a top-ranked Phi Beta Kappa institution, where students are engaged in experiential and research learning in and out of the classroom.
Yandow, a senior Englihs and education double major, graduated from Essex High School before coming to Saint Michael's, a residential Catholic college located in Burlington Vermont, one of the top 10 college towns in the country.
Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for students, faculty, and alumni of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition. It was founded in 1939 to recognize academic accomplishments, to foster scholarly activities, and to encourage a sense of intellectual community among its members. National recognition is accorded through the college or university chapter. Over one hundred colleges and universities have received charters to establish chapters of Delta Epsilon Sigma.
Learn What Matters at Saint Michael's College, The Edmundite Catholic liberal arts college, www.smcvt.edu. Saint Michael's provides education with a social conscience, producing graduates with the intellectual tools to lead successful, purposeful lives that will contribute to peace and justice in our world. Founded in 1904 by the Society of St. Edmund and headed by President John J. Neuhauser, Saint Michael's College is located three miles from Burlington, Vermont, one of America's top 10 college towns. Identified by the Princeton Review as one of the nations Best 376 Colleges, and included in the 2012 Fiske Guide to Colleges, Saint Michael's has 1,900 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students. Saint Michael's students and professors have received Rhodes, Woodrow Wilson, Pickering, Guggenheim, Fulbright, and other grants. The college is one of the nation's top-100, Best Liberal Arts Colleges as listed in the 2011 U.S. News & World Report rankings.