PTK Holds Spring Induction

(Lamar, Colorado, October 31, 2011) Lamar Community College’s Beta Eta Gamma chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honorary recently inducted 16 new members during the fall induction ceremony on Thursday, October 20. New inductees include (left to right): Front row: Brady Rink, Brittney Kemp, Kathryn Crampton, Duane Leroux, Jessica Gutierrez, BriAnn Gottschalk; (back row) back row: Brett Sallee, Keaton Sloan, Joshua Robertson, Taylor Wilson, Collette Montgomery, Melissa Navarrette. Not pictured are Margaret Ausbun, Madison Dorenkamp, Audrey Parker, and Wil Wollert.

After a welcome from LCC President John Marrin, Dr. Deborah Loper, vice president of Academic Services and Institutional Effectiveness addressed the inductees and guests. Her speech gave ‘lessons learned along an educational path’ and included an insightful look at her journey from a “non-college bound” student to earning her doctorate and her current work as an educational administrator at LCC.

Phi Theta Kappa is an international scholastic honor society to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. The Beta Eta Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa promotes academic excellence at LCC and is active on campus. To be eligible, students must have a 3.5 grade-point average after completing 12 or more credit hours of college-level work, be currently enrolled, and pursuing an AA, AS, AAS, or AGS degree. Induction of new members occurs every fall and spring semester. For more information on PTK at LCC, contact David Northrup at 335.1546 or Kelly Emick at 336.1532.

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