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Phi Theta Kappa inducted 27 NWC fall-semester students

Posted January 4, 2010

POWELL, Wyo. - Local student(s) were among 27 Northwest College students inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society during the fall 2009 semester.

NWC students who completed at least 12 hours of course work with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 are invited to join Northwest's Phi Epsilon Chapter each semester. Those who were inducted this year join 1.2 million other Phi Theta Kappa members on 1,200 campuses around the world.

The Northwest College Phi Theta Kappa Chapter works to create cultural and social opportunities for students who excel academically. The international society is committed to intellectual enrichment and personal development through programs based on four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship.

In addition, Phi Theta Kappa members also have access to millions of dollars in scholarships and opportunities to join an All-State Academic Team.

Phi Theta Kappa has recognized academic excellence in two-year colleges since 1918 and is now one of the largest and most prestigious honor societies in higher education. Among the names on the alumni membership roster are businessman and 1992 presidential candidate H. Ross Perot, former United Nations ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick, Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise, Grammy winning entertainer Rudy Gatlin and Emmy winning actress Sela Ward.

The Northwest College Phi Theta Kappa fall 2009 initiates are:

From Burlington:
Rocio Zubia-Molina

From Cody:
Whitney Andrews
Cassandra Munari
Jordan Wheeler

From Cowley:
Heather Monk

From Frannie:
Dana Yates
Tyler Yates

From Guernsey:
David Moats

From Kemmerer:
Randi Mc Inerney

From Manderson:
Kristin Sanders

From Powell:
Michael Gilbert
Ryanne McDaniel
Laura Morese
Benjamin Norberg
Skye Richmond
Catherine Shafer

From Shell:
Kelly Robin

From Wapiti:
Amy Norris

From Worland:
Kimberly Kost
Chantz Ramos

From California:
Sarah Grewe, Temecula

From Idaho:
Sarah Cronk, Meridian

From Montana:
Darbie Elmore, Park City
Michael Howard, Bozeman
Megan Quale, Sidney

From Nebraska:
Rebecca Tillotson, Lodge Pole

From Vietnam:
An "Melisa" Nguyen, Dong Nai