25 Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa at WCCC

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By Lura Jackson


On Thursday, April 11th, the local chapter of Phi Theta Kappa held its annual induction ceremony at Washington County Community College. In total, 25 students were inducted, having demonstrated their academic prowess (by maintaining a 3.5 GPA or higher through 12 or more credit hours) along with the qualities of leadership and morality.

The 2013 inductees for Washington County Community College are: Tracy Berry, Chloe Black, Curtis Campbell, Sandra Campbell, Helene Chambers, Candise Childress, Joseph Counts, Amanda Corning, Jennifer Cushing, Christine Henry, Vicki Lincoln, Cindy Miller, Amanda Moores, Christine Murray, Kevin Neal, Linden Newman, Serena Richard, Lindsay Royer, Adam Shemat, Cory Smith, Kelley Sprague, Candace Stanhope, Danielle Stevens, Michael Tickle, and Marjorie Townsend.

The ceremony was performed by the co-advisors to the chapter, Molly McDonald and Nickey Dubey, who were in turn assisted by its officers. Interim President of WCCC Bill Cassidy was the guest speaker, who implored the inductees to continue bettering themselves and to take no day for granted.

Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for 2-year college students, founded in 1918 for the purpose of recognizing scholarly ability amongst students and promoting opportunities for personal growth and the enrichment of communities. Membership is life-long, and it comes with multiple career-based and financial benefits intended to provide a competitive edge to dedicated students.