Honor Society Inducts Members

Wayne Community College’s Upsilon Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, inducted 48 new members recently.

Phi Theta Kappa members represent the top 10 percent of students enrolled in two-year schools. To be invited into the society, WCC students must show academic achievement with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 and have completed at least 16 hours of associate degree course work. They also must demonstrate good citizenship characteristics.

The fall 2016 inductees and their majors are

Clayton
Emily Hill, Associate in Arts

Dudley
Carson Gooding, Simulation and Game Design

Durham
Rachel Holland, Dental Hygiene

Faison
Mia Owens, Dental Hygiene

Four Oaks
Ryan Underwood, Forest Management

Fremont
Ali Alalofi, Computer Information;
Katlyn Batts, Associate in Arts; and
Keith Spivey, Accounting

Goldsboro
Amanda Abrams, Medical Office Administration;
Waheba Alihanshali, Associate in Science;
Cassandra Christman, Associate in Arts;
Gamal Dabwan, Associate in Science;
Dana-Lou Daniels, Accounting;
Ashley Dos Santos, Associate in Arts;
Lauren French, Associate in Arts;
Howard Gilbert, Computer Integrated Machining;
Cassandra Jara, Medical Office Administration;
Hunter Kaler, Associate in Science;
John Kinsey, Associate in Arts;
Virginia Mayo, Medical Office Administration;
Breionna McCuller, Applied Animal Science;
Samantha McFee, Associate in Arts;
Aziah Morales, Criminal Justice;
Luis Ortiz, Associate in Arts;
Olivia Patterson, Associate in Arts;
Jennifer Pittman, Associate in Science;
Mary Smith, Associate in General Education;
Katherine Stocks, Associate in Arts; and
David Williamson, Associate in Science

Kinston
Paige Morning, Associate Degree Nursing

La Grange
Stephanie Mills, Medical Office Administration; and
Noah Stewart, Associate in Arts

Mount Olive
Irma Hernandez, Medical Office Administration;
Ashley King, Associate in Arts; and
Cailee Ladd, Associate in Arts

Pikeville
Hannah Greer, Associate in Science;
Joshua Lancaster, Computer Information;
Denise Littlejohn, Medical Office Administration;
Maria Ortiz, Associate in Science;
Megan Parrish, Associate in Science;
Jamie Stephens, Associate Degree Nursing; and
Danny Warren, Computer Programming and Development

Rich Square
Jacob Bryant, Forest Management

Seven Springs
Lindsay Elmore, Medical Coding; and
Lexie Reyes, Associate in Arts

Snow Hill
Amy Todd, Accounting

Tarboro
Sam Clark, Emergency Management

Turkey
Zachary King, Simulation and Game Development

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) recognizes and encourages scholarship by providing opportunities for the development of leadership and service, an intellectual climate, lively fellowship for scholars, and stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. Members receive special recognition during their commencement ceremonies and are eligible for transfer scholarships.

Headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, PTK is the largest honor society in higher education with nearly 1,300 chapters on college campuses nine nations. More than 3 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 134,000 students inducted annually.

Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves 14,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 72 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.