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Oct. 31, 2014
HCC Phi Theta Kappa Members Inducted for Fall 2014
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) held a Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society Induction Ceremony, Oct. 30. The Alpha Eta Phi Chapter welcomed 25 new members into the honor society this fall.

New members include:
  • Michael Abernathy
  • Sarah Akins
  • Terra Almendarez
  • Lacey Bridges
  • Abigail Browne
  • Donna Clements
  • Melinda Compton
  • Jamie Council
  • Cynthia Edwards
  • Sherry Davis
  • Brenda Everett
  • Virginia Howell
  • Mya Johnson
  • Jasmine Jones
  • Morgan Kinsey
  • Lamont Langford
  • Cassie Lyles
  • Courtney Mitchell
  • Evelyn Phillips
  • Jimall Rice
  • Justin Santos
  • Jaquana Savage
  • Janice Sykes
  • Miranda Wheeler
  • Destinee Williams
The Alpha Eta Phi Chapter was chartered at HCC on April 7, 1982. Since then, the chapter has inducted more than 500 members, representing the top 10 percent of the student population. To qualify for membership, students must be enrolled in an associate degree program and must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 (full-time) and 3.7 (part-time). Students must be of good moral character and possess recognized qualities of leadership.

Currently, PTK is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2.5 million members and 1,275 chapters. It was established in Missouri by two-year college presidents in 1918, and serves to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through honors, leadership and service programming.
PTK Induction
New members of the HCC Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Alpha Eta Phi Chapter were inducted on Oct. 30.
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Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239