Sussex County Community College inducted an amazing group of 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 in November to mark this recognition.
Phi Theta Kappa International is the 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.
Dr. Connolly, president of SCCC, welcomed the students and their families to the reception, while Dr. James Baker, interim vice president of academic affairs and chief academic officer, presented the newly inducted honorees with certificates.
The following individuals were inducted into PTK at the ceremony:
Stephanie Ahmad, Peter Alfis, Aaron Dave Antonio, Christiana Rei Antonio, Christie Beattie, Cameron Blake, Ryan Bloodworth, Samantha Briganti, Sofia Buffo, Krystal Carides, Shelby Catania, Erik Checkur, Victor Cirringione, Alexis Constantinacos, Josephine Curtis, Danielle Decepoli, Ingrid Delisa, Anna Depaul, Salvatore Difranco, Kristi Dizenzo, Emma Dolan, Annika Dugan, Carla Duran, Christopher Edsall, Brianna Edwards, Tobi Edwards, Karl Fischer, Allison Fonseca, Jennifer Gallo, Merinda Gruszecki, Joseph Hamler, Elizabeth Hearon, Nicole Helmlinger, Anita Horn, Caitlin Hurley, Matthew Jimenez, Leah Kenny, Nicole Kerrison, Cassandra Koets, Roxana Letchi, Shannon Mahoney, Connor Maitland, Christopher Mason, Jesse Mateja, Erin McMeen, Anthony Morro, Dyanna Paredes, Jessica Pizzo, Abigail Reina-Frankel, Steve Rullis, Alexandra Sanford, Meghan Saragusa, Brianna Sarno, Claire Schenck, Paula Scheyer, Kristine Schlomann, Connor Shutter, Logan Siesta, Lydia Stansfield, Michelle Swiderski, Matt Tantillo, Richard Veen, Erica Ventrone, Tiana Villanueva-Chan, Alyssa Wille, Cassandra Williamson, and Alicia Wiseman.
SCCC provides an array of higher educational opportunities. For more about SCCC visit sussex.edu.