The Psi Phi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the national honors society for community college students, hosted at Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 26 with a special induction ceremony for its newest members. Coincidently, the chapter welcomed 50 new members for its 50th year.
Students receive an invitation to join PTK if they have a 3.5 grade point average and have completed at least 12 hours of course work.
P&HCC’s President Dr. Greg Hodges was the keynote speaker for the induction ceremony.
The chapter also recognized current members Dan Zhou, Faith Sprinkle, and Audrey Witt for being named to the PTK All-Virginia Academic Team.
Current member Bhavna Sheth was recognized for becoming a semi-finalist for the position of Division 1 International Vice President for all Phi Theta Kappa
After the special recognitions, the following new members were inducted:
Ararat: Makayla Hall.
Axton: Alexis Tiznado.
Bassett: Sydney Clark, Sally Davis, Makayla Loudermilk, Bryan Martell-Rios, and Sydney Martin.
Chesapeake: Aidan Cunningham.
Collinsville: Maggie Arnold, Gabriel Baird, Eva Brill, Jelani Chandler, Cameron Easley, Lucas Epiphanio, Dominique Lyons, Christopher Secrest, Guilherme Sitton de Carvalho, Osman Torres, Zane Winborne, Nathalia Nascimento, Kaua Procknow Ferreira, Carlos Darci Trott Neto, Enrico Zorzin Onzi, Georges Soares.
Danville: Joshua Lovelace.
Henry: Jocelyn Correa and Jennifer Correa.
Martinsville: Macy Deal, Alexis Garten, Scott Harmon, Abigail Jimenez, Sarah Loftin, Ayden Pickett, Melinda Roberts, Julie Smith, Ralene Gray.
North Dinwiddie: Michael Johnson.
Patrick Springs: Michael Elliott and Haley Underwood.
Ringgold: Cammie Hoskins.
Rocky Mount: Samantha Morrison and Zavier Winston.
Salem: Charli Jones.
Stuart: Joseph Carmady, Madison Denny, Hailey Goins, and Summer Merriman.
Trafford, PA: Robert Lane.
Wirtz: Karson McKee.
Woolwine: Jasmine Taylor.