Events & Awards

2014 Dr. Mary Hood Texas Region Scholar Receives a $1,500 Scholarship

Jackson, MS – Timothy West, a student at Weatherford College, has been selected by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society to receive a $1,500 scholarship as the 2014 Dr. Mary Hood Texas Region Scholar.

2014 GEICO Associate Degree Scholars Receive $2,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, MS – As the son of a single parent, Brandon Hayes set five goals for himself to break the stereotypes commonly associated with single parent families – achieve academic excellence; maintain a good reputation through strong moral values; give back to his community through volu

Community College Completion and Transfer Month Coming in October

Members to be Published in Nota Bene, Receive $3,000 in Scholarships

Literary works from 26 Phi Theta Kappa members have been chosen from more than 960 entries for publication in the 2014 edition of Nota Bene, the Society's honors anthology.

Phi Theta Kappa Awards Hites Scholars $75,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi – As a high school senior with a 4.3 grade point average, Jessie Warme was accepted to Yale and Stanford, among other universities. There was just one problem — she would be graduating college with $80,000 in student loan debt.

Alpha Beta Eta Chapter Receives 2014 Hallmark Awards, Top 100 Recognition

Jackson, Mississippi - The Alpha Beta Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Andalusia, Alabama, is being recognized as a Top 100 Chapter, among nearly 1,300 chapters worldwide.

Alumni Named Tau Beta Pi Scholars

Phi Theta Kappa alumnus Jake Gray works two jobs and takes out loans to pay for his education at Washington State University. But his burden will be eased a bit with the receipt of an engineering scholarship from Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society.

Secrets of the 2014 Most Distinguished Chapter’s Success

Members of the 2013-2014 chapter officer team from the Alpha Zeta Omicron Chapter at Cedar Valley College in Texas left their successors a detailed, 17-point list of instructions on establishing and maintaining a successful chapter.

Lecture Sponsors Make Honors Institute Possible

More than 500 Phi Theta Kappa members, advisors and alumni gathered June 16-21 at Washington University in St. Louis for the Society’s 2014 Honors Institute.

AACC Makes $10,000 Donation to New Pierce Scholarship Fund

Jackson, Mississippi – When Michelle Machado Davis was growing up in Brazil, she had to walk several miles to and from school every day — often in shoes that didn’t fit, either too small or stuffed with tissues so that she could grow into them.


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