TNCC’s Phi Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Receives Awards at Annual Virginia Conference


Published: March 17, 2008

The Thomas Nelson Community College Phi Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the International Honor Society of two-year colleges has won the following awards during the 29th. Annual Virginia Regional Conference held in Richmond February 29 through March 2:

  • A Most Distinguished Chapter
  • 5-Star Chapter
  • 3rd Place Service Hallmark
  • 8th Place Scholarship Hallmark
  • Hall of Honor (Students): Jolene Nemec, Megan Kibitlewski and Ashley Wiggins
  • Horizon Award (Advisors): Pamela Biernacki

The chapter also received recognition for the following Regional Projects:

  • Holding Regional Office – Phi Sigma Chapter: Ashley Wiggins
  • Civil Engagement
  • Honors Topic
  • Virginia Civil Rights Memorial
  • Books for Africa

Phi Theta Kappa will hold an induction ceremony for new members on Thursday, March 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the Mary T. Christian Auditorium on the College’s Hampton campus. To be eligible for PTK membership, a student must:

  • be enrolled in a regionally accredited institution offering an associate degree program;
  • have completed at least 12 hours of coursework that may be applied to an associate degree (part-time students may be eligible);
  • have a grade point average of 3.5;
  • receive an invitation to membership from the chapter at the college where presently enrolled;
  • adhere to the moral standards of the society.

For more information please contact the Office of Public Relations (757) 825-3811 or faculty member and PTK advisor Pam Biernacki at (757) 825-3673.

Release #08-0316



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