18 September 2012 Phi Theta Kappa Nota Bene Authors Receive $3,000 in Scholarships Tweet September 18, 2012 Engagement, Press Room Engagement, Press Room, Engagement 0 Jackson, MS - Literary works from 13 Phi Theta Kappa members have been chosen from 809 entries for publication in the 2012 edition of Nota Bene, the Society's honors anthology. Authors of the four most outstanding entries received $3,000 in Nota Bene scholarships.Nota Bene was founded in 1994 to showcase exceptional writing among community college students. Copies of Nota Bene are distributed to all community college libraries and to Phi Theta Kappa leaders."We congratulate our 2012 Nota Bene honorees and their colleges," said Phi Theta Kappa Executive Director Dr. Rod A. Risley, who serves as Founding Editor of the honors anthology."At a time when excellent writing skills are critically needed, Phi Theta Kappa is proud to provide a platform to nurture creative writing and effective communication. Nota Bene, which is distributed internationally, showcases outstanding writing by community college students and emphasizes the opportunities for excellence found at community colleges," said Dr. Risley. "Our Nota Bene competition is an outstanding example of Phi Theta Kappa's success in effectively engaging students, which promotes retention and encourages college completion."Winners of the 2012 Nota Bene scholarships are -Citation Scholarships of $1,000, for the Best Overall Entries:Elizabeth Vasquez, The Rwandan Genocide: A Tragedy Born from ColonialismBeta Iota Sigma ChapterFront Range Community CollegeBoulder County CampusColoradoNicholas Tyler Reich, Body of work:Bad NewsBostonGetting OlderThe TableThings ChangeLambda Epsilon ChapterBevill State Community CollegeJasper CampusAlabamaReynolds Scholarship Winners of $500 each:Heather Herbert, The Place of Women in Society, from the Romantic Period to the Victorian AgeChi Xi ChapterDarton State CollegeGeorgiaDanielle Tate-Maccaroni, Of Pagans and Puritans: The Nuances of Anne BradstreetAlpha Rho Upsilon ChapterBlue Ridge Community CollegeNorth CarolinaThe following students also had their works selected for publication in Nota Bene:L.C. Atencio, Believing in words, not in whoever, and Staring through the cracks of realityChi Epsilon ChapterValencia CollegeEast CampusFloridaSteven James Beto, Plain FolkBeta Theta Tau ChapterDakota County Technical CollegeMinnesotaKaitlin Browne, And Sometimes Y: A Cinderella StoryAlpha Rho Lambda ChapterJackson Community CollegeMichiganChristine Drake, Not Everything Is Black and WhiteAlpha Rho Epsilon Chapter�Columbus State Community CollegeOhioStephanie Goss, Road TripAlpha Omicron Omega ChapterHinds Community CollegeRankin BranchMississippiHeather Herbert, T.S. Eliot: Bringing Sex, Death and Desolation to TeaChi Xi ChapterDarton State CollegeGeorgiaSamantha Hulatt, A Spectacular Growing SeasonPsi Upsilon ChapterTidewater Community CollegeVirginia Beach CampusVirginiaJames E. Hodges, Worst Day of His Life and My Books Are VetsBeta Tau Gamma ChapterPearl River Community CollegeForrest County CenterMississippiDanielle Tate-Maccaroni, On Receiving the Collected Works of W. B. YeatsAlpha Rho Upsilon ChapterBlue Ridge Community CollegeNorth CarolinaElizabeth Vasquez, VietnamBeta Iota Sigma ChapterFront Range Community CollegeBoulder County CampusColoradoTrevor Neil White, [Citation Not Needed]Iota Omega ChapterCentralia CollegeWashingtonMary Wolff, A Case of HerPi Lambda ChapterSeminole State College of FloridaPhi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in higher education with 1,280 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany,�the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions. More than 2.5 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 135,000 students inducted annually.��������������������������������������������� Comments are closed.