Spring PTK Inductees Announced at Northeast Community College

by derek  4/3/2009 11:25:50 AM --  (NORFOLK, Neb.) –Phi Theta Kappa, (PTK), Tau Chi Chapter, at Northeast Community College in Norfolk added to its numbers recently with a special Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony.

Since the installation of Northeast’s Tau Chi chapter in 1996, some 1,551 students have been inducted into the honor society which recognizes academic excellence.

For more than 80 years, membership in Phi Theta Kappa has signified a singular honor and a willingness to embrace the Society’s shared commitment to academic excellence. The Northeast students who were recently inducted into PTK have earned at least 12 credit hours and achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 or above out of a 4.0 system.

Phi Theta Kappa sponsors are math instructor John Miller, wellness/aerobics instructor Amy Ries, and English instructor Julie Ptacek-Wilkey.

EDITOR’S NOTE: A list of inductees and their respective hometowns are below.

  • Bassett Duane Harlan
  • Burwell Kassidy Kuszak
  • Risa Mann
  • Jarrod Swett
  • Coleridge Eric Schurman
  • Columbus Amy Swanson
  • Jilian Thiele
  • Creighton Leslie Gartner
  • Joshua Rudloff
  • Dodge Broc Brune
  • Dorchester Katelyn Sokolik
  • Elgin Jason Vaisvilas
  • Elkhorn Trent Orton
  • Emerson Taysha Hingst
  • Ewing Connie Higgs
  • Hoskins Justin Heberer
  • Humboldt Andrew Rogge
  • Humphrey Melanie Veik
  • Lincoln Garrett Sigle
  • Lyons Max Christensen
  • Meadow Grove Amber Grell
  • Maureen Leathers
  • Monroe Danielle Went
  • Neligh Heather Allemang
  • Kristie Chavez
  • Newman Grove Kyle Wiese
  • Norfolk Barton Adams
  • Melissa Anderson
  • Kelly Bessmer
  • Tiffany Bittner
  • Chandra Brandenberger
  • Lisa Charter
  • Joseph Delancey
  • Joy Herian
  • Lucas Huntley
  • Jamie Janssen
  • Radha Karuppannan
  • Dalton Path
  • Yvonne Schlake
  • Chelsea Spiegel
  • Shakeeta Svitak
  • Gerardo Velazquez
  • John Wagner
  • O’Neill Riah Deane
  • Kathleen Klabenes
  • Omaha Beau Brooks
  • Osmond Gabriel Gubbels
  • Jennifer Krueger
  • Pender Alaynna Henschkle
  • Kayla Thrailkill
  • Pierce Shawn Dvorak
  • Jennifer Meier
  • James Schneider
  • Seward Tyler Hays
  • Snyder Sarah Haas
  • Stanton Nicholas Newkirk
  • Merrily Vanburen
  • Tilden Megan Eggers
  • Waco Katie Ziemke
  • Wayne Micah Agler
  • Ashley Kudrna
  • June Resso
  • FayeMarie Roeber
  • West Point Maria Spenner
  • Wisner Elizabeth Burns
  • Wood River Ashley Simoni
  • Yutan Taylor Speckman

OUT-OF-STATE

  • Iowa, Aurelia Emily Kreutz
  • Iowa, Sheldon Kelsey Plagman
  • Iowa, Sloan Dana Gray
  • S.D., Canistota Bo Dekramer
  • S.D., Fairfax Shane Ebsen
  • S.D., Lake Norden Corey Amen

Northeast Community College is a comprehensive community college serving residents in the 20 counties of northeast Nebraska.

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