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Glen Oaks welcomes 30 members to scholastic honorary

Glen Oaks Community College honored 30 scholars with induction Sunday, March 22 into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community college students. The Alpha Delta Omega chapter of PTK is chartered at Glen Oaks. Students must maintain a 3.3 grade point average to become a member. Larry Hass, Professor of Accounting, welcomed the Spring induction group with opening remarks and introduced guest speaker Stewart Nickell, History and Philosophy Instructor at Glen Oaks.

Phi Theta Kappa Advisors Karen Grunert, Professor of Early Childhood Education, and Kathy Pelikan, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the College, greeted the students. Lucy Zimmerman, Professor of Communications, provided the Processional and Recessional music on piano. Dawn Wood, PTK member, gave the Invocation.

Christopher Woodruff, President, welcomed the new inductees into the chapter, “The students are invited to become members based on their scholastic performance. The principles of PTK are scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship.” Other officers are Vice President Marilyn Slack, Vice President of Fund Raising Leticia Spears, and Vice President of Public Relations Cora Davis, and Secretary Brook Eagle. New members paused at a ceremonial table to light a candle and sign the chapter register after receiving their certificate.

The new members are:

Burr Oak: Brett Esseltine, David Markus
Centreville: Megan Ailes, Kylan Hagelgans,
Coldwater: Desirae Case
Constantine: Danielle Eby
Howe, Ind.: Kathleen Becze
Jones: Lynda Harley
LaGrange, Ind.: Shari Rennhack
Mendon: Tina Holst, Carol Chamberlain, Taylor Moberley
Sturgis: Jacqlyn Austin, Gary Belote, Rae Ann Little, Caryssa Matianski, Rhonda Northrop, Elizabeth Rose, Kanae Strobel, Norma Troyer
Three Rivers: Lydia Bungart, Zakiyyah Campbell, Jennifer Hartung, Kiri Johnson, Courtney Linn, April Longacre, Angela Metty, Kimberly Stevens, John Szarenski, Valerie Turner