Thirty-seven members were recently inducted into the Beta Alpha Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at Sauk Valley Community College. The new members and their hometowns include:
DIXON: Valbona Bajrami, Alexandrea Barth, Cali Bartholomew, Matthew Groharing, Richard Hickey, Molly Love, Sara Mixen, Kimberly Moon, Emily Rhea, Kelli Shipman, Megan Swanson and Theodora Swartz
MILLEDGEVILLE: Jena Queckboerner and John Sluce
MORRISON: Marie Deter, Bethe Dinges Hughes, Rebecca Jordan and Colton Sedig
OREGON: Bryce Brewer and Brandon Brewer
PROPHETSTOWN: Lindsey Inskeep
ROCK FALLS: Angela Arwine, Charles Arwine, Jessica Bouwens, Randi Brabender, Paige Dettman, Jessica Knotts, Joseph Linton and Heather Musselman
STERLING: Jonathan Hitt, Geoffrey Lemay, Sarah Saenz and Rose Saenz
TAMPICO: Brett Schmidt
THOMSON: Travis Habben
WALNUT: Andrew Cessna
WEST BROOKLYN: Ashley Henkel
The new inductees were honored at a ceremony held recently at SVCC.
Sauk's PTK chapter, which currently has more than 100 members, participates in scholarship, leadership, fellowship, and service activities throughout the year.
PTK, the most prestigious honor society for two-year colleges, has chapters across the U.S., Germany, and Puerto Rico. To become a member, students must have a 3.5 GPA and at least 12 college credits.