Bossier Parish, La — The Alpha Rho Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society at Bossier Parish Community College announces its fall 2012 members. The members will be inducted at 7:00 pm on Friday, December 7 at the BPCC Theatre, 6220 E Texas Street, Bossier City, LA.
“These students exemplify excellence in academics, leadership and service,” says Chancellor Jim Henderson. “We are privileged that these students chose BPCC as their institution for higher learning, and whether they decide to advance to the next phase of higher education or choose to enter the job market, these students will possess the qualities necessary to be great leaders and role models.”
The 115 members to be inducted Friday are listed below.
A student is invited to join the Alpha Rho Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Bossier Parish Community College if he/she is enrolled at the College in at least 3 credit hours, has earned at least 12 credit hours of degree course work, and has maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average. Benefits of joining Phi Theta Kappa include the right to wear honors regalia at graduation and access to more than $37 million in transfer scholarships to four-year universities throughout the world offered only to Phi Theta Kappa members.
Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of two-year colleges, particularly community and junior colleges. Headquartered in Jackson, MS, the society has more than 1,250 chapters worldwide and more than 2 million members, including Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise, country musician Trisha Yearwood, entrepreneur and former presidential candidate Henry Ross Perot and Emmy Award winning actress Sela Ward.
As stated in its mission statement, “the purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.”
Fall 2012 Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Inductees (115)
Rebecca Adcock, Kristin Malone, Stuart Andrus, Evelyn Mason, Gabriel Antone, Patricia Maxey, Sara Antone, Sheila McCathran, Jamie Arnold, Kasey McConnaughey, Andrew Austin, Sheila McCraney, Haley Beard, Charles McDonald
Jonathon Bertaux, William McLelland, Brandi Bissell, Steven McNeill, Audrey Booth-Edwards, Caitlan Milligan, Abigail Brown Jacob Mitchell, Amber Brown, Brayden Moore, Caitlin Brown, Jessica Myers, Kaitlin Bruhl, Kurstie Neighbors, Charles Campbell, Lauren Nelson, Zachary Cates, Richard Pacheco, Kati Chamberlain, Lance Phillips, Faith Chatman, Jerry Piazza
Justin Clark, Sarah Pittman, Michael Clark, Madelyn Pruitt-Lockwood, Wendy Cruz, Jessica Reistroffer, Julianna Davis, Alessa Rexer, Annie Dupuis, Tammy Rhodes, Kristen Edmiston, Cheri Roberts, Ann Engle, Candace Robicheaux, Jami Estes, Nathan Rutherford, Kaylyn Farquhar, Ashley Salter , Elizabeth Fisher, Jackalin Schaffner, Jordan Fletcher, Tamara Seaborne
Brittany Foshee, Melissa Seawright, Trent Foxworth, Krystle Segovia, Krista Fulco, Lendah Siah, LaJoya Garner, Mark Simon, Korey Gilland, Eugene Sims, Kaitlyn Glass, Sharon Small, Desiray Gray, Gerald Smith, Miguel Gutierrez, James Smith
Shelby Hagman, Genecia Spencer, Sara Harrison, Adam Spoor, Kimberly Harwell, Lenge Stephens, Kendall Hayes, Allison Stibbens,Laura Hicks, Robert Stiles, Sankeithea Holmes, Lesley Thomas, James Holoubek, Barbara Thompson, Neslihan Hoover, Mechelle Thompson, Jessica Howell, Tiffany Thompson, Brittany Hutches, Suzanne Toloso, Lauren Judah, Marc Vagrin, Edwin Kidd, Lauren Vanderkuy, Shelby Kinney, Janice Walker, Chloe’ LaMont, Kathryn Wells, Austin Langford, Makeisha West, Christopher Lanier, Meoshia West, Shelby Lawrence, Tracy Westmoreland, Raven Lewis, Paul Whitman
Lauren Llewellyn, Michelle Willis, Brent Lodrini, Jodi Wood, Sherri Machen