Thursday, March 17, 2005

Education

NEMCC students initiated into International Honor Society

One hundred and twenty-two Northeast Community College students were eligible to be initiated into the college’s Iota Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa for the spring 2005 semester.

Among those initiated in ceremonies on March 10 were Olivia Steele, Hickory Flat; Lauren Cooper, Potts Camp.

PTK seeks to foster the development of leadership and service, to provide an intellectual climate for the exchange of ideas, and to encourage the establishment of scholarships for advanced education. Approximately 48,000 new members are initiated each year. Recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges, Phi Theta Kappa is the official honor society of two-year colleges.

Northeast’s Iota Zeta chapter is a “Five Star” chapter, the highest rating given any chapter, and has been recognized as an exemplary model. It is open to students enrolled full-time who maintain a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.


Students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa at Northwest Community College

One hundred and eleven students who attend Northwest Community College’s Senatobia campus have been inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for students attending two-year colleges.

To be eligible for membership, a full-time student must earn a 3.5 or higher GPA the semester prior to invitation and possess a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

This year’s inductees are: Brittany J. Bloom, Ashley N. Corbitt, Bradley N. Corbitt, Sara L. Dabbs, Abbey Faith Gregory, Gena M. Gutierrez, Eve Harrison, Candace P. Hitt, Laurie M. Jackson, Heidi L. Ladd, Courtney Mims, Ginger L. Perry, Jacob M. Phillips, Heidi E. Reich, Charles A. Shearon, Brandon T. Smith, Benjamin L. Talbert, Billy E. Walker, all of Hernando;

Michael W. Azlin, Heather N. Brooks, Franklin L. Cleveland, Summers Godbold, Michael W. Guy, William K. Hezel, Wiley S. Lowder, Whitney L. May, Heather R. Nichols, Lacey S. Ramseur, Alyssa A. Robson, Ashley L. Smith, all of Senatobia;

Sara E. Corey, Susan E. Corey, Rebecca L. Grice, Adam C. Kelly, Candace J. Leonard, Matthew R. White, Holly A. Williams, all of Southaven;

Nicole E. Carden, Angela M. Crowell, Amber L. Daugherty, Elizabeth J. Fox, Amanda J. Hartley, John W. Pepper; all of Batesville;

Kathryn Dee Coleman, Brittney J. French, Kristen R. Mattei, Robert G. Tucker, Megan E. Turner, Sarah J. Winders, all of Olive Branch;

Christa B. Dean, Kimberly R. Hairston, Jerry Lee Nelson, Nathan A. Vancil, Corey D. Williams, all of Coldwater;

William W. Clemens, Meagan L. Cooper, Kimberly I. Cotten, Kelly J. Fitch, Jennifer E. Nall, all of Oxford;

Kristina D. Ard, Amanda P. Armstrong, Heather M. Cosby, Matthew A. Cosby, Shaunita N. Strong, all of Courtland;

Jeffery B. Bennett, Megan L. Burger, Gregory W. Collins, Karen M. Kroush, all of Horn Lake;

Alphonso Ashe, Tawnee Paden, both of Crenshaw; Katrina R. Bilbro, Chasity L. Boling, both of Sarah; Bobby A. Brown, Kalon D. Ferguson, both of Bruce; Jamie Lynn Cofer, Thomas U. Reynolds, both of Water Valley; Terrell G. Cordel, Charles T. Edmonson, both of Marks; Jerri L. Fountain, Brittany M. Huggins, both of Coila;

Jacob A. Harrison, Amy C. Logan, both of Walls; Joshua A. Ott, Anna Kaye Strider, both of Charleston; Natalie E. Hill, Heather L. Vaughan, both of Greenville; Hal C. Johnson, Samantha Johnson, both of Sardis; Courtney M. McCullar, Laura E. Simmons, both of Pope;

Robyn L. Angel of Como; Kenneth E. Barry of Bolivar; Johanna Becker of Arkabutla; Dana L. Bolin of Grenada; Holly E. Brassel of Sumner; Daniel A. Brown of Coffeeville; Jessica Leigh Griffin of Clarksdale; Nathan L. Hartley of Tillatoba; Elizabeth M. Hill of Greenwood; Thomas S. Hoff of Oakland; Leslie B. Ledbetter of Benton; Heather N. Mercer of Waterford; Kayla M. Moore of Calhoun City; Lynsey K. Roberts of Sidon; Paul E. Rockwood of Crowder; Roxanne A. Rowland of Potts Camp; Michael O. Smith of Etta; Stacy M. Taylor of Enid; Jamie L. Thompson of Byhalia; Brittney M. Vanlandingham of Houlka; and Ryan Sidney Veach of Nesbit.

Advisers for the Northwest chapter of Phi Theta Kappa are instructors Elizabeth Harvey, Dr. Kim Hamilton-Wims and James Baker.

Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 1.5 million members and 1,200 chapters located in all 50 of the United States, U.S. territories, Canada and Germany.


Friendship Christian Academy honor roll

Lion’s Honor Roll: Justin McDoniel, Hannah Craft, Savannah Cothern, Jaycee Torian, Brianna Miller, Matthew Pannell.

Academic Honor Roll: Angela Chambers, Madeline Hulsey, Justin Anderson, Scotty Cothern, Sierra Sanders, Tanner Woods, Travian Jeffries, Benjamin Umberger, Melinda Williams, Madison Newbern, Caleb Shackelford, Thomas Kolwyck, Elizabeth Phillips, Samantha Tilley, Kristian Arcutt.

Perfect Attendance: Justin McDoniel, Savannah Cothern, Scotty Cothern, Eric Riggs, Madison Osteen, Elliot Dean, Benjamin Umberger, Esteve Ortiz, Matthew Pannell, Shane Dalton, Kimberly Dalton, Danielle Wood, Patrick Brown, Cordarryl Faulkner, Thomas Kolwyck, Timothy Rayford, Demarquis Sholar, Tabitha Arcutt, Elizabeth Phillips, Barry Brown, Daphane Stewart, Adam Pope, Robert Samuell, Ashley Crumpler, Samantha Tilley, Ken Billman, Nathan Billman.


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