25 New Members Inducted Into UACCB’s PTK Chapter

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, an honor society for students of two-year colleges, inducted 25 new members Friday, April 12, 2013, during an induction ceremony.

New members include:

Lily Allder, Batesville

Maggie Beshears, Batesville

Candace Bible, Batesville

Jeremiah Coffer, Brockwell

Kayla Cook, Sulphur Rock

Jalesszia Decker, Bald Knob

Hannah Eisenberg, Cherokee Village

Amanda Hicks, Batesville

Tanya Holder, Pleasant Plains

Jeannie Kelso, Batesville

Sydney Lewis, Batesville

Gary Mason, Batesville

Heather Miller, Tuckerman

Tracy Myers, Newark

Tamara Reed, Heber Springs

Mary Roberson, Batesville

Stacy Rogers-Piazza, Batesville

Benjamin Sampson, Batesville

Tamara Steadman, Batesville

Benjamin Stone, Cave City

Ryan Story, Batesville

Leah Thornton, Newport

Taylor Woods, Evening Shade

To be eligible for membership students must have completed at least 12 hours of coursework that may be applied to an associate degree; have a grade point average of 3.5; receive an invitation to membership from the chapter at the college where presently enrolled; and adhere to the moral standards of the society.

PTK officers for 2012 – 2013 are Maggie Beshears and Jacob Green, co-presidents; Brandy Ayers, vice president; Tracy Myers, secretary; Lisa Bolles, treasurer; and Hannah Eisenberg and Tamara Steadman, publicity. Advisors for PTK are Tina Paul and Kim Whitten.

After Paul welcomed inductees and their guests, co-president Green gave an invocation and co-president Beshears introduced UACCB chancellor, Deborah Frazier who provided remarks.  Whitten led new members in the PTK Oath of Membership and installed the officers. A reception followed the ceremony.

Photo: New inductees and members of UACCB Beta Mu Beta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa