SCCC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

73 join international honor society


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— Sussex County Community College (SCCC) inducted an amazing group of 73 outstanding students who have shown academic excellence into the most prestigious honor society for community colleges in the United States. A special ceremony was held at the College on November 17 to mark this recognition.

Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges and boasts members throughout the country. Membership is based upon academic achievement. Among the criteria for induction, students must be enrolled in an accredited associate degree program and have a GPA of 3.5 or better. As a member of this organization, these students are eligible to apply for Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarships offered by over 600 four-year colleges and universities located throughout the United States.

Connor Fitzsimmons, SCCC student and PTK president, led the processional and the Pledge of Allegiance while Dr. Jon Connolly, SCCC president, welcomed the students and their families to the reception. Dr. Mercedes Aguirre Batty, chief academic officer and vice president of academic affairs, presented the newly inducted honorees with certificates.

The following individuals were inducted into PTK at the ceremony:

Amber Apfelbaum

Kirsten Biemer

Allison Bookspan

Christopher Borowic

Daphne Boyd-Bermingham

Kara Campbell

Nico Cannone

Candace Chapman

Emily Chayka

Alexis Cohan

Rebecca Cristillo

Steven Curran

Bernard Cutler

Victoria Decepoli

Jacqueline Delaura

Kristen Demarest

Gavin DeYoung

Amber Drake

Kelly Eckert

Amanda Fantasia

Celina Faschan

James Ferguson

Michael Franzone

Sydney Fucito

Alyse Galvin

Jodi Gangwer

Cedric Gaston

Eleanor Hartranft

Olivia Hayenhjelm

Travis Henderson

Diana Jordan

Thomas Lanzilotti

Noelle Little

Nicole Manning

Noel McCabe

Caitlin McDonald

Haley McGeehan

Tara McGovern

Keeley McGregor

Samantha Merrill

Paige Miller

Monica Moore

Faith Morreale

Ashley Antoinette Murch

Christine O’Brien

Shane O’Neill

Kathy Parent

Alejandro Patino

Nicolas Perez

Elizabeth Peterson

Sarah Pope

Samantha Rapp

Danielle Ray

Sal Rinaldo

Raymond Roggero

Alex Romanelli

Kyle Sisco

Elena Sorce

Haley Sparta

Jilyssa Stevens

Alexis Stires

Christopher Stundon

Nicole Swistack

Hailey Szabo

Matthew Traverse

Mario Umanzor

Darius Valentine

Elizabeth Verge

Christopher Wayne

Rayona Webster

Chris Wilson

Catherine Young-Martinez

Helen Zamora-Bustos

SCCC provides an array of higher educational opportunities. For more about SCCC visit <URL destination="http://sussex.edu. ">sussex.edu.

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