Northwest Senatobia students inducted into PTK

Several Northwest Mississippi Community College students were inducted into the Alpha Gamma Chi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) in a ceremony held on the Senatobia campus on April 23.

The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. David Shaw, vice president for Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State University.

Each student came forward to sign the PTK pledge and participated in a candle ceremony in which students lit each other’s candles, signifying the passing of the “flame of knowledge.”

PTK advisers for the Senatobia campus are Judy Barham, Bonnie Griffis, Dawn Stevens and Kristin Watson. PTK officers are Jamie Payne of Courtland, president; Montana Hussey of Hernando,vice president of Fellowship; Kendall Kimberlin of Olive Branch, vice president of Scholarship; Christian Pirani of Hernando, vice president of Service; Marcus Teske of Olive Branch, historian and Carlyle Copeland of Senatobia, reporter.

PTK is an international scholastic and leadership honor society for two-year colleges. Students who are working toward an associate degree are eligible for membership. Northwest requires a 3.5 grade point average for initiation and membership in PTK. Members are eligible for scholarships at universities throughout the nation.

For more information on PTK membership on the Senatobia, contact Stevens at 662.562.3296 or email d_stevens@northwestms.edu .

Pictured:The Alpha Gamma Chi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) held its induction ceremonies on the Senatobia campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College on April 23. Officers (l-r) are Kendall Kimberin of Olive Branch, vice president of Scholarship; Carlyle Copeland of Senatobia, reporter; Jamison Payne of Courtland, presidentand Montana Hussey of Hernando, vice president of Fellowship. Second row (l-r) Marcus Teske of Olive Branch, historian; Christian Pirani of Hernando, vice president of Service and Patrick Hayes Dixon of Hernando, vice president of Leadership.  (Photo by Julie Bauer)

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