The membership of one of higher education’s most recognized honor societies, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), was enhanced by the induction of several new members at an April 19 ceremony on the Central Campus of Southern State Community College.
Founded in 1918, PTK honors academic achievement in two-year colleges. To be considered for membership, a student needs to maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average as a full-time student.
New inductees include: (front row, l-r) Brenda Eldridge of Mt. Orab, Bridgett O’Neill of Blanchester, Samantha Gross of Wilmington, Laura Elbe of Williamsburg, John Bush of Greenfield, Kayla Morgan of Hillsboro, Melissa Pennywitt of Wilmington, Judy Curry of Hillsboro, Kay Thomas of Hillsboro, Lisa Howe of Peebles, Angela Warman of Ripley; (second row, l-r) Lori Bell of Columbus, Michelle Ward of Washington C.H., Caleb Wilt of Washington C.H., Carrie McCamish of Wilmington, Micah McConnaughey of Washington C.H., Carey Juillerat of Hillsboro, Courtney Frye of Waynesville,
Scarlett Keith of Hillsboro, McKenzie Caldwell of Greenfield; (third row, l-r) Josseline Gonzalez-Sierra of Wilmington, Starr Lewis of Peebles, Michael Saaranen of Hillsboro, Kristina Decker of Wilmington, Kelly McFadden of Hillsboro, Blair Davis of Washington C.H., Anna Howard of Blanchester, Misty Carter of Lynchburg; (back, l-r) Kristen Villars of Sabina, Weston Shaw of Hillsboro, Elizabeth Rumschlag of New Vienna, Erin McElwee of Bainbridge, Michael Daugherty of Wilmington, and Kasey Fitzpatrick of Fayetteville. Not pictured are new inductees Stephanie Allen, Jacob Anders, Benjamin Barnett, Tori Bebon, Stormi Bledsoe, Lydia Bolitho, Erin Brooker, Misty Carter, Anna Cluxton, Kaliegh Earley, Pamela Gibson, Jared Glasgow, Ellen Lee, Gabrielle Mason, Caleb McDowell, Emily Miller, Shane Morrison, Lynn Parks, Susanna Schappacher, Stephanie Shoemaker, Sarah Slusher, Charles Stewart, Tara Walker, and Gary Weekes.
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For more information about Phi Theta Kappa at Southern State, please visit www.sscc.edu/students/ptk.shtml.