|New Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society officers are: (back row, from left) Angela Remmick, secretary; Jay Stull, treasurer; Clinton Eakin, president; (front row) Sheila Roos, vice-president of hallmarks; Alexandria Atkins, vice-president of community events; Haley Trapano, vice-president.|
Clarion University – Venango’s Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society inducted 10 members in a March 8 ceremony in Robert W. Rhoades Auditorium.
Dr. Emily Aubele, assistant director of Venango campus, presented on the importance of introspection and nurturing the qualities of character that inspire and encourage others to achieve their dreams.
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for individual growth and development through honors, leadership and service programming. Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 3 million members and 1,285 chapters located in all 50 of the United States, U.S. territories, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Germany, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, United Arab Emirates, Peru and Paulau. In 1929, the American Association of Community colleges recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the official honor society for two-year colleges.
Inductees are: Alexandria Atkins of Clarion, Lisa Bowser of Knox, Cynthia Crate of Summerville, Angela Remmick of Sligo, Sheila Roos of Seneca, Lisa Smith of Franklin, and Haley Trapano of Oil City, all Associate of Science in Nursing majors; John Grove of Franklin and Bobbie Mudgett of Rouseville, Associate of Science in Business Administration majors; and Jay Stull of Vowinckel, Associate of Science in Industrial Technology major.