press release PTK 2014 inductees

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Release date 04-17-14

 

Phi Theta Kappa Inductees honored at KVCC

 

Fairfield, ME – The Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society inducted 32 new members April 17 at a campus candlelight ceremony.

Many friends and family members as well as College faculty, staff, and students attended the evening ceremony in Carter Hall.

Awards presented at the ceremony included:

▪ Community Partnership Award - Student Senate.

▪ Faculty of the Year Awards - Judy Harris, Faculty, Math and Science Department; Margaret Jewell, Adjunct Faculty, Math and Science Department.

The list of inductees included:

Melissa Bardsley

Kristen Brown

Jessica Clark

Kathleen Downs

Brianna Ellis

Brett Giguere

Courtney Grant

Suzanne Grover

Riah Harris

Stephanie Hawkins

Leonette Hutchins

Melissa Jarvis

Taylor Lewis

Phillip Mann

Raymond Mattson

Mark McAfee

Jason Metivier

Raymond Miller

Vicky Morris

Cynthia Moxcey

Darlene Newcombe

Gloria Norwood

Felisia Pooler

Elizabeth Rollins

Elizabeth Roy

Penny Spencer

Suneva Ware

Donna Wenk

Jenny White

Cory Willey

Heather Willey

Meredith Young

The KVCC Chapter of PTK is Beta Delta Upsilon.

Chapter Advisors are: Carrie Hall, Faculty, English and Humanities Department and Christy Johnson, Director of the KVCC Learning Commons.

Chapter Officers are: Chuck Feyler, President; Keith Sullivan, Vice President; Deidra Loguercio, Secretary; and Jeremy Loguercio, Public Relations.

KVCC members of PTK are very community-minded, and during the current academic year they conducted fundraisers for the Somerset Humane Society, the Fairfield Food Pantry, and the Meals on Wheels "Animeals" program - members collected 300 pounds of food to help elderly citizens feed their pets - and also teamed up with KVCC's Student Senate to help provide full Thanksgiving dinner baskets to 19 KVCC families.

Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in higher education, with 1,285 chapters on college campuses in the 50 U.S. states, Canada, Germany, Peru the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions. More than 2.5 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 135,000 students inducted annually.

Phi Theta Kappa’s mission is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programming.

To learn more about KVCC go to kvcc.me.edu.

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