Scholastic members on stage in Nora Hagen Theatre.

Glen Oaks welcomes 36 members to scholastic honorary

Glen Oaks Community College honored 36 scholars with induction Friday, March 25 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. Chad Worthington, instructor of Psychology, welcomed the induction group as their advisor and later addressed the group. Dawn Wood, PTK member, gave the Invocation.

Tina Rensi, President of the local PTK chapter, also welcomed the new inductees into the international honor society with an explanation of the purpose of the society and symbols of the ceremony. The organization promotes the academic achievement of two-year college students. Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2 million members and 1,200 chapters located in 50 of the United States, U.S. Territories, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Germany, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, United Arab Emirates and Palau.

Other officers are Vice President of Fund Raising Cindy Cummings, Vice President of Fellowship Jessica Lambright, and Secretary Caitlin Courtney. New members paused at a ceremonial table to light a candle and sign the chapter register after receiving their certificate.

The new members are:

Kathy Conover, Kristin Pierson.
Burr Oak:
Ina Kline
Samantha Carpenter, Troy Gregory, Kylee Schlabach
Chastity Hayes, Toby Moore, Natalyuha White
Howe, Indiana:
Jenna Purlee
LaGrange, Indiana:
Brittany Henderson, Brittany McBride, Jessica Walter
Chelsea Mohney, Ashley Zinsmaster
Shipshewana, Indiana:
Jena Bender
Casey Boggs, Adam Castillo, Jesse Cornish, Mariah Donmyer, Robert Herman, Emily Miller, Abigail Lytle, Allison Perry, Barbara Polacek, Emily Strickland
Heather LeVan-Grinage
Union City:
Victoria Grammont
Three Rivers:
Rose Even, Jean Fish, Rebecca Kramb, Rebecca Leffel, Kim Rogers, Macy Weaver
Samantha Chandler
White Pigeon:
Nicholas Hagadorn