The Alpha Rho Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed 13 new members this spring at Kishwaukee College.
The new members were inducted March 26 during a candle-lighting ceremony in Jenkins Auditorium at the college .
PTK is the largest honor society in higher education with more than 3.5 million members worldwide. The society recognizes academic achievement of community college students and provides them with opportunities to grow as scholars and leaders.
To be eligible, students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework toward an associate degree and earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
Students must maintain a high academic standing throughout their enrollment in the college. Membership is by invitation only.
The following local students were inducted:
DeKalb: Chloe Lucas, Miriam Nuñez and Alexander Wisdom
Earlville: Katelyn Schilling
Kirkland: Kayla Taft
Malta: Deana Clark
Sycamore: Angela Sietsema
The ceremony was presided over by the current officers of the Alpha Rho Eta chapter: Johnathan Prose, president; Katherine Yunek, vice president; Yasmine Brooks, hallmark officer; Elizabeth Fritz, public relations officer; and Olin Simpson, recording officer.
For information, contact chapter adviser Tim Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-825-9484.