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Nov. 2, 2012
HCC Phi Theta Kappa Members Inducted for Fall 2012
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) held a Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society Induction Ceremony, Oct. 30. For the first time, PTK inducted students from the Roanoke Valley Early College (RVEC) who met the requirements for membership into the honor society. The Alpha Eta Phi Chapter welcomed 24 new members, including six RVEC students, into the honor society this fall.

New members include:
  • Eugene Bass
  • Bouke M. Bylsma
  • Bryanna N. Campbell
  • Holly A. Cooper
  • Georgiana J. Couden
  • Mary E. Cummings
  • Jamie C. Dilauro
  • Jhone E. Egerton
  • Rae L. Elliott
  • Bridgette Goode
  • Lauren R. Grimes
  • Alize’ Harry
  • Khiyah Jones
  • Kassandra S. King
  • Kelly F. Lewter
  • Linda K. Nicholson
  • Darlene Okafor
  • Lubel Richardson
  • Sarah A. Taylor
  • Brittany R. Tyrone
  • Stacy A. Ulrich
  • Calizza L. Whitaker
  • Carla H. Whitaker
  • Nakia Wright
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.
HCC Phi Theta Kappa Members Inducted for Fall 2012
New members of the HCC Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society Alpha Eta Phi Chapter were inducted on Oct. 30. Pictured with inductees are PTK advisors Wynette Richardson, left, and Sandra Weden.
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