2021 Education & Health Graduate One of Three Students Nationwide to Win Award

Micaela Beatty ’21 received a distinguished service award from the Phi Epsilon Kappa honor society.

Micaela Beatty portrait photoThe class of 2021 continues to make history.

Micaela Beatty ’21, who graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, is one of three students nationwide to win the R.R. Schreiber Distinguished Service Award and the Scholastic Achievement Certificate from the Phi Epsilon Kappa (PEK) honor society. 

The award recognizes a student who clearly exhibits leadership and performs outstanding chapter, community, and/or professional service on behalf of the chapter and the fraternity.  

A two-year member of the PEK honor society and fraternity, Beatty was the sergeant at arms and media coordinator of the Manhattan College chapter.  

Beatty had been active in a variety of community service events, including preparing lesson plans for students with disabilities at Kingsbridge Heights Community Center. She also volunteered at the Fordham Bedford Community Center, helping students with English-speaking skills, and assisting them in their citizenship test. 

During her time at Manhattan College, Beatty was the kinesiology department student ambassador, and a member of the Dean’s list, Epsilon Sigma Pi, Alpha Epsilon Delta and a merit-based scholarship recipient.

Beatty is currently studying for the MCAT to apply to medical school. At the same time, she is working to complete research, gain clinical experience and shadow multiple physicians.