Needhamite Earns Degree from Skidmore College
- Student: Isabel Cain
- School: Skidmore College
Isabel Cain, a member of the Class of 2012 at Skidmore College, earned academic recognition at the college this spring.
She is the daughter of William Cain and Barbara Harman of Needham.
Cain earned a B.A. degree summa cum laude with honor in psychology at Skidmore's 101st commencement May 19 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. In addition, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society that exists to encourage and recognize outstanding individual achievements in liberal education. She also was elected to membership in the Skidmore chapter of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology.
Cain earned honors for academic work completed during the spring 2012 semester.
Founded in 1903, Skidmore College is a coeducational, liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,400 students. The college grants the bachelor's degree in some 60 majors, including both traditional liberal arts disciplines and preprofessional programs. Skidmore also awards the master of arts in liberal studies degree.