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JWCC Phi Theta Kappa chapter earns top state honors

3 months, 2 weeks ago from JWCC

The group was awarded the Most Outstanding College Project in Illinois

John Wood Community College’s Alpha Tau Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society earned top honors among 48 community colleges at the 2014 Illinois conference. 

The group was awarded the Most Outstanding College Project in the State of Illinois for its “Commit to Complete Community College” effort.  Jamie Morrell, JWCC psychology instructor and the club’s advisor, won PTK’s Horizon Award for Outstanding New Advisor in the State of Illinois.

JWCC’s chapter was also recognized as an Outstanding Chapter and for its Honors in Action project.  During the project, JWCC PTK members helped students at Payson-Seymour High School study various aspects of Genetically Modified Organisms. 

JWCC’s PTK chapter also earned 5 Star status, the international organization’s highest ranking, given to the most active and influential chapters on both State and International levels.

JWCC’s PTK officers honored at the conference were as follows:

Stephanie Dearwester of Paloma, president; Conner Giesing of Quincy, vice president of scholarship; Courtney Zanger of Quincy, secretary;  Mathew Mellon of Payson, treasurer; Kara Wolf of Liberty, vice president of leadership; Alicia Chapman of Mt. Sterling, public relations secretary; and Peggy Scarborough of Palmyra, Mo., historical secretary.


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