PDCCC honors 21 students during 2017-18 Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society induction
Students celebrating their induction into the Omega Zeta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, from left, are: Zachary Pauley of Franklin, Megan Truitt of Wakefield, Jessica Ellsworth of Newsoms, Latoya Evans of Franklin, Cynthia Gurstseigler of Franklin, Michael Edwards of Franklin, Sarah Giorgi of Boykins, Charity Thompson of Suffolk, Lillie Williams-Dirtion of Suffolk, Cayla Christmas of Zuni, Amanda Holmes of Courtland and Chelsea Spivey of Franklin. Not in attendance are: Valerie Bonham of Ivor, Heather Bowie of Capron, Amy Flowers of Suffolk, D’Avion Godwin of Suffolk, Ruth Kent of Ivor, Samantha Luke of Suffolk, Courtney Vinson of Courtland, Tyler Wheeler and Jaquanna Wilkins, both of Suffolk.
Paul D. Camp Community College recently inducted 21 students into its Omega Zeta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Held at the college’s Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin, the ceremony featured Mistress of Ceremonies Sherri Ward, PDCCC recruitment and admissions specialist. Ward serves as co-advisor of the local chapter of PTK, along with Toni Johnson, director at PDCCC in Smithfield; and Brenda Burgess, administrative and office specialist in the library Learning Commons.
PDCCC President Dr. Daniel Lufkin welcomed attendees to the event and Dr. Joe Edenfield, lead faculty for business and accounting, delivered remarks. The messages from both were comprised of inspirational and congratulatory messages for the inductees. Vice President of Academic and Student Development Dr. Tara Atkins-Brady conducted closing remarks.
In addition to recognition of academic success, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society provides its members additional scholarship and leadership opportunities, as well as an honorable distinction among peers. Employers also typically seek the qualities and traits that PTK members possess.