Fifty Seminole State College students were inducted into the Alpha Theta Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges at the Jeff Johnston Fine Arts Center on March 13.
Students are selected based on their scholarship, leadership and commitment to community. The chapter provides programs, organizes activities and encourages participation in community service projects.
Requirements for membership in the honor society include: enrollment at an accredited two-year college with a Phi Theta Kappa chapter and an overall GPA of 3.5 with a minimum of 12 credit hours completed.
SSC Regent Kim Hyden served as the event’s guest speaker. Regent Hyden is a co-owner and president of Gary A. Crain, Inc. in Prague, a business founded in 1986 that specializes in highway and bridge contractor services. She was appointed in 2017 to serve on the SSC Board of Regents, a position she will hold for seven years.
Assistant Professor of Business Jeff Cheng and Assistant Professor of Social Sciences Sam Rivera, who serve as the chapter’s current advisers, were also present at the induction.
SSC students inducted at the ceremony (arranged by hometown) were:
Bearden: Lauren Wegner
Bowlegs: Amanda Lewis
Chandler: Megan Lusk
Choctaw: Breana Murphy
Claremore: Bianca Coleman
Dale: Corbin Snyder, Madaline Watts and Mariah Carter
Edmond: Aubrey Adams
Gainesville, TX: Yelena Martinez
Holdenville: Randee Taylor, Jenna Dockrey, Dawson Taylor and Hope Armstrong
Moore: Eric Hutchison
Okemah: Valerie Degge, Mary Lesley and Kaelenn Griffin
Oklahoma City: Gabrielle Pace and Moriah Pace
Sasakwa: Trena Bartlett and Caleb Garcia
Seminole: Raymos Estrada, Brittney Yeubanks, Austin Chesser, Cade Daley and Melissa Marchant
Shawnee: Tierney Collins, Aysha Bui, Madison Streater, Grace Warren, Kylie Stewart, David Holmes, Manjie Tan, Rhonna Morris, Garrett Hopkins and Dixie Anderson
Tecumseh: Kimberly Cotter, Annie Boatman, Autumn Bowie, Yolanda Turner, Kendra Arrasmith, Taylor Burnside, Grayson Scoggins and Desiree Davis
Wetumka: Mya Ward, Nathan Weeks and Isaac Bellinger
Wynnewood: Jayden Smith
Yukon: Kaylee Rayburn