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Alpha Zeta Iota Named Most Distinguished Chapter
The Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter from Northwest Shoals Community College in Phil Campbell, Alabama, has been named Phi Theta Kappa’s 2013 Most Distinguished Chapter!
Most Distinguished Chapter is the highest honor given to a Phi Theta Kappa chapter. The award was given at the Hallmark Awards Gala during the 2013 Annual Convention in San Jose, California.
The Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter also received a Distinguished Chapter Officer Team Award and a Distinguished Chapter Award. In addition, the chapter received a Distinguished Honors in Action Issue Award for Issue Three of the Honors Study Topic: Too Big to Fail: Competition and Economics. Chapter advisors are Rachel Trapp and Nora Lee.
To be considered for a Distinguished Chapter Award, a chapter must submit entries for both the Honors in Action Project Award and the College Project Award. The top 10 percent of chapters submitting award entries in both categories will be recognized as Distinguished Chapters.
The nine finalists for Most Distinguished Chapter were:
First Finalist: Omicron Beta, Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona
Second Finalist: Sigma Lambda, Calhoun Community College, Tanner, Alabama
Third Finalist: Alpha Psi Tau, Ozarks Technical Community College, Springfield, Missouri
Fourth Finalist: Alpha Omicron, Tyler Junior College, Tyler, Texas
Fifth Finalist: Alpha Lambda Xi, Lone Star College-Kingwood, The Woodlands, Texas
Sixth Finalist: Beta Zeta Nu, Cañada College, Redwood City, California
Seventh Finalist: Psi Epsilon, Northeast Alabama Community College, Rainsville, Alabama
Eighth Finalist: Kappa Alpha, Holmes Community College, Goodman, Mississippi
Ninth Finalist: Eta Nu, St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, Florida