Society recognizes achievements of students attending two-year colleges
MOOREFIELD, W.Va. – A recent ceremony at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College saw the membership of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society grow as seven high-achieving students were inducted into the society on April 21.
Tucker County resident Maya Paul was among those honored as new members of the Beta Nu Lambda chapter of PTK.
The other six inductees were Naudia Miller and Lara Smith of Hardy County; and Brittany Goldizen, Alexander Mongold, Joselyn Raines, and Sierra Sites of Grant County.
Phi Theta Kappa is an academic honor society recognizing student achievement at two-year colleges. To be invited for PTK membership, students must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and have completed a chapter-defined portion of coursework toward a degree or certificate.
The chapter at Eastern was chartered in 2005, and 190 students at Eastern have earned PTK membership. Chapter advisor is Debi Layton of Hardy County, and co-advisors are Alicia VanMeter and Micaela Kidwell, both of Grant County.
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, based in Moorefield, serves six counties in the Potomac Highlands with a variety of academic and workforce programs. For more information, visit easternwv.edu.