ARCHBOLD, OHIO – Northwest State Community College recently recognized fifty-one students during the induction ceremony for the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and the Kappa Beta Delta National Honor Society. To be eligible for induction, students must have a 3.5 grade point average after completing at least eighteen credit hours of college coursework.
Phi Theta Kappa was established in 1918 to encourage academic achievement for two-year college students. Its mission is to provide opportunities for individual growth and development through honors, leadership and service programming. Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 1.3 million members.
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Kappa Beta Delta was established in 1997 as a specialty honor society for two-year college students in business programs. Its purpose is to recognize student scholarship and accomplishments, as well as encourage personal and professional improvement and service to others.
The following students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa. Those students marked with an asterisk (*) were inducted into both Phi Theta Kappa and Kappa Beta Delta.
Fulton: Kristen Runyon (Fayette), Patrick Lambert (Pettisville)
Williams: Misty Ankney (Montpelier), Matthew Brown (Montpelier), Douglas Moor* (Montpelier), Lorita Romero (Montpelier), Shanon Strauss* (Montpelier), Joyce Fackler (Pioneer), Eliza Hartman (West Unity), Mary Merillat (West Unity), Michael Smith (West Unity)