(Shelby, NC) – The Cleveland Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on March 19, 2014 in the Mildred H. Keeter Auditorium on the CCC campus. Twenty-one students were eligible to attend the induction ceremony.
Chapter Advisor and CCC math instructor, Susan Jones, welcomed guests and introduced ceremony speaker CCC Vice President of Academic Programs, Dr. Becky Sain. Chapter Advisor and CCC Discipline Coordinator Developmental Mathematics, Solomon Willis, introduced students eligible for induction and new members were then inducted by officers and advisors of Beta Iota Pi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.
The four hallmarks of Phi Theta Kappa are scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among associate degree students. To achieve this, Phi Theta Kappa provides opportunities for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate to exchange ideas and ideals, for live fellowship of scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
Each year invitation for membership is extended by the chapter to students who have completed at least 12 hours of course work leading to an associate degree in which they have a GPA of 3.50 or higher.
Chapter officers include:
Anna Marie Vagnozzi – President
Stephanie Wilson – Vice President
Dennis Sessom- Secretary
Inductees and officers pictured:
Front row l-r: Lisa Porter, Anna Marie Vagnozzi (president), Kristi MacDougal (vice-president),
Second row l-r: Charlotte Russ, Tina Hinojosa, David McCracken
Third row l-r: Mary Absher, Lori Bowman, Yvette Whitley
Fourth row l-r: Michelle Threewits, Cole Thompson, Erin Sarratt
Not pictured: Nathaniel Dedominicis, Casey Gallarini, Kaitlynn Krieger, Anna Lineberger, Dylan McMurry, Michelle Miller, Linda Payne, Kayla Ramey, Sandra Rich, Kenyetta Ross, and Valerie Scruggs.