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And the Winners Are…

And the Winners Are…

At PTK Catalyst 2017, the annual convention April 6-8 in Nashville, Tennessee, we are offering more opportunities than ever for you and your chapter to be recognized!

Winners have already been announced in two PTK Catalyst competitions, and there’s still time to participate in several other contests.

Michael Clay Hodge, a member of the Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter at Northwest-Shoals Community College - Phil Campbell Campus in Alabama, won the first place $500 prize in the t-shirt competition, and his design will inspire the official Catalyst 2017 shirt. See Michael’s winning design and the second and third place winners on the Catalyst website.

The first place prize of $500 for pin design went to Jonathan Zelaya Avila, a member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma Chapter at Palm Beach State College in Florida. See his design, which will be featured on the 2017 convention pin, and the runners-up online.

It’s not too late to enter these other Catalyst 2017 competitions:

#PTKMembershipMatters Video Competition
Deadline: December 31

Create a 30-second video telling others why membership in Phi Theta Kappa matters. Upload it to Instagram and tag it with #PTKMembershipMatters. The person with the most likes could win a $500 scholarship. Learn more.

#PTKHasTalent Music Competition
Deadline: December 31

Create a 30-second video of you performing an original or previously recorded song. Post it on Instagram and tag it with #PTKHasTalent. The person with the most likes could get the opportunity to perform the full song LIVE at PTK Catalyst 2017. Learn more.

Scholar Bowl Competition
Deadline: February 1, 2017

Eight teams of five members each will compete to answer questions in a modified quiz bowl format. The competition will be single elimination, with the final two teams competing during General Session 4 on Saturday, April 8. Each member of the winning team will receive a $100 scholarship. View contest rules & details.

Extemporaneous Speech
Deadline:  February 1, 2017

Give a concise and informative speech with limited preparation, and you could win $500. View contest rules & details.

Prepared Speech Competition
Deadline:  February 1, 2017

You know why Phi Theta Kappa rocks – now tell others by participating in our Prepared Speech Competition, and you can win $500. View contest rules & details.

Stay tuned for more Catalyst 2017 information coming soon, including information about General Session speakers and our new TED Talk-style educational forums.

PTK Catalyst 2017 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, and more information about registration and hotel accommodations is available online. Remember, the best rates are offered prior to February 1.

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