Hill College Honor Society Inducts 30 New Members

  Robin DeMott
  Monday, April 1, 2019 4:30 PM
  General Events

Hillsboro, TX

HILLSBORO, TEXAS—The Nu Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Hill College held their spring induction ceremony March 27 in the Vara Martin Daniel Performing Arts Center on the Hill County Campus in Hillsboro. Thirty students were inducted into the chapter. 

The Nu Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa was chartered by Hill College on Nov. 17, 1964. PTK is the international honorary scholarship society for community and technical colleges. The purposes of the society are to promote scholarship, develop character and cultivate fellowship among the students of the community colleges of the U.S. The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders. 

To be eligible for membership, students pursuing an associate degree (AA, AS, AAT, or AAS) must have completed a minimum of 12 hours of college-level coursework at Hill College counting toward degree requirements, must have a 3.50 cumulative GPA in all coursework attempted at Hill College, must be TSI complete, and must be currently enrolled in classes at Hill College. Students enrolled in a one-year certificate program must have completed a minimum of six hours of college-level coursework at Hill College counting toward the one-year certificate requirements, must have a 3.50 cumulative GPA in all coursework attempted at Hill College, and must be currently enrolled in classes at Hill College. 

PTK faculty advisors are Dr. Jenny Corder, drama instructor, and Jim Williamson, psychology instructor.

 

Phi Theta Kappa Spring 2019 initiates include: 

Abbott: Tamela Brogdon, AA Liberal Arts 

Abilene:  Amanda Cadle, AA Liberal Arts 

Benbrook: Gordon Lewis II, AS General Studies

Burleson: William Brown, AA Liberal Arts; Patricia Cannon, AA Liberal Arts; Justin Allen Hart, AA Liberal Arts; Madison Mackin, AS General Studies; Madison Manson, AAT Elementary Education; Kayla S. Roberts, AA Behavioral Science; Claire Vallaster, AS General Studies

Bynum: Ethan Awtrey, AA Liberal Arts 

Cleburne: Christina Byrd, AA Liberal Arts; Mayra Dominguez, AA Business/Management; Monica Frasier, AAS Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counseling; Alondra Rojas, AA Business/Management; Harley Stepherson, AS General Studies 

Crockett: Shelby Corry, AA Liberal Arts 

Early: Tristan Escamilla, AA Business/Management 

Garland: Bryan Toth Sluder, AAS Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counseling 

Grandview: Abigail Downs, AA Liberal Arts; Rachel Shaw, AS Nursing/Allied Health 

Hillsboro: Alexis Nanny, AS General Studies; Thomas Pearson, AS General Studies 

Joshua: Ellen Finley, AS General Studies 

Keene: Kyle Harvey, AA Computer Science 

Itasca: Wendy Chen, AS Biology; Nolan Davis, AA Liberal Arts 

Mesquite: Jade Bradley, AA Behavioral Science 

Midlothian: Cameron Lang, AA Business/Management 

Plano: Grant Bruce, AA Business/Management

Chapter Officers Group photo
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Chapter Officers (L to R):  PTK President Monica Noriega, Cleburne; Burleson Center Representative Kaitlyn McDonald, Burleson; Recording Officer Dennis Nkrumah, Burleson; Vice President Ashley McCarley, Burleson. Not pictured: Johnson County Campus Representative Jayden Bryeans, Cleburne.


Inductees Group photo

Inductees Front Row (L to R): Madison Mackin, Burleson; Christina Byrd, Cleburne; Patricia Cannon, Burleson; Madison Manson, Burleson; Kayla S. Roberts, Burleson; Monica Frasier, Cleburne; Claire Vallaster, Burleson. Back Row (L to R): Ethan Awtrey, Bynum; Tamela Brogdon, Abbott; Jade Bradley, Mesquite; Abigail Downs, Grandview; Justin Allen Hart, Burleson; Rachel Shaw, Grandview; Bryan Toth Sluder Garland.

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Robin DeMott
rdemott@hillcollege.edu
254-659-7771