Thirteen new members and one current member, Shelly Battreall, were inducted into North Platte Community College’s Alpha Beta Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa in a ceremony April 6 at the college.
PTK is the international honor society for two-year colleges, symbolizing excellence in higher education and a commitment to students. Marcus Garstecki, Vice President of NPCC, was the keynote speaker at the event and Dr. Pete Johnson, NPCC Psychology Instructor, gave the closing benediction. Mid-Plains Community College President Ryan Purdy was on hand to congratulate the inductees and Dik Haneline, NPCC Art Instructor, took photos of the occasion.
According to Dr. Glynn Wolar, PTK Faculty Advisor, 29 students are new to PTK this year. They include: Amanda Crawford of Carrolton, Ga.; Rachael Ernest of Dalton; Steve Maaliao of Grant; Theresa Holley and Lisa Shimmin of Gothenburg; Kimberly Carter and Michael Summers of Hershey; Caroline Gies of Keystone; Laura Alvarez, Jennifer Belgum, Melinda Brunswick, Amy Callendar-Taft, Charles Halligan, Lori Hazen, Joli Hopping, Kari Hunt, Amanda Juarez, Forrest King, Wendell Matthews, Tim McDowell, Da’Vontaye Merritt, Jason Parshall, and Kylie Wroot of North Platte; Leslie Mendoza, Tonya Taylor and Jamie Tryon of Ogallala; Daisy Gusman of Ovid, Colo.; Tanya Monnahan of Palisade; and Autumn Jerred of Springview.
For more information, contact Wolar at (308) 535-3763 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.