KANKAKEE – Thirty-five new students at Kankakee Community College have joined the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. The new inductees stretch from April to October of this year.
Phi Theta Kappa is an international academic honor society for community college students and has recognized academic achievement at associate degree-granting colleges since 1918. It also is the largest honor society in American higher education, with more than 3.5 million members and 1,283 chapters in 10 nations.
This year’s induction ceremony was held on October 30th.
The society offers opportunities for scholarships, intellectual enrichment, and personal development through programs based on the society’s hallmarks of scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship. To be eligible for membership, students must have a 3.5 grade point average or better on a 4.0 scale.
Recent students to join include:
Ashkum: Maci Romero.
Bonfield: Kimberly Gaddis.
Bourbonnais: Peyton Bovie, Quinlan Carrell, Faith Davison, Sophia Dubravec, Jennifer Minor, Yasin Mohammad, Alexis O’Hara and Vasha Woods.
Bradley: Basil Mohammad and Katrina Whitten.
Buckingham: Peyton Richie.
Cabery: Hallie Sippel.
Chebanse: McKenna Goldtrap.
Clifton: Kristina Demers.
Donovan: Mackenzie Stahlschmidt.
Kankakee: David Buckley, Krista Buza, Pricila Carmona, Kyle Hendershott, Allen Pizano and Sharon Viers.
Lockport: Jacob Hutter.
Manteno: James Deihl, Madison Engler and Ashley Rodriguez.
Momence: Josiah Paynter.
Onarga: Alondra Barajas and Elizabeth Trujillo.
Sheldon: Emily Dluzak.
St. Anne: Kenna Kleinert.
Watseka: Blake Foster.
Wilmington: Danielle Arteaga.
Lafayette, Ind.: Peyton Williams.