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UAS Ketchikan Honor Society Inducts New Members


April 04, 2006

Ketchikan, Alaska - The Alpha Rho Beta University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society held its Spring 2006 induction ceremony on Saturday, March 25. Phi Theta Kappa serves to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students. Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 1.3 million members and 1,200 chapters. Students must achieve a 3.5 grade point average in order to be invited to join the honor society.

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Pictured: back row left to right: Jordan Skan, Roxie Duckworth, Tara Connolly,
Kayleigh Hoyt, Erin Traudt, PTK Recording Secretary Marie Zellmer
Front row left to right: PTK President Sarah Strickling, Vanessa McGhee, Kali Bowers,
Trina Sullivan, and Ella Fish.
Not pictured: UAS Ketchikan Student Services Coordinator & PTK Chapter Advisor Gail Klein.
Photo courtesy University of AK Southeast Ketchikan

New members, Jordan Skan, Roxie Duckworth, Tara Connolly, Kayleigh Hoyt, Erin Traudt, Ella Fish, Trina Sullivan, Kali Bowers, and Vanessa McGhee, were inducted into PTK Honor Society during the ceremony at the UAS Ketchikan Campus Library. The guest speaker was UAS Ketchikan Professor of Anthropology and Sociology Dr. Priscilla Schulte. PTK promotes academic achievement and community service through projects held each year. Ketchikan's PTK chapter held a garage sale on Saturday, April 1 that raised over $350 to support the First City Council on Cancer.

The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus provides a wide variety of educational courses and programs to Ketchikan and the surrounding communities throughout the year. Many course offerings are available both locally and through distance avenues including web-based, audio conference, teleconference and satellite offerings. Through these offerings, students can achieve certifications, associate, bachelor and master degrees.


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