The Phi Beta Kappa Society was founded at the College of William and Mary in 1776. It is the nation’s oldest and most widely known academic honor society. For over two hundred and forty years, the Society has embraced the principles of freedom of inquiry and liberty of thought and expression.
Phi Beta Kappa celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. The Metropolitan Atlanta Alumni Association of Phi Beta Kappa Book Award is presented to the junior who best exemplifies the ideals of Phi Beta Kappa
This year’s book entitled: The American President From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton by
William E. Leuchtenburg, is awarded to Erin Elizabeth Bernier.