27 June 50 Members Receive 2012 Jack Kent Cooke Scholarships Tweet June 27, 2012 Engagement, Press Room Engagement, Press Room, Engagement 0 A total of 50 Phi Theta Kappa members are among the 60 recipients of the 2012 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships, the nation's largest private scholarship program. The Foundation will provide each student a scholarship worth up to $30,000 a year for up to three years, which will allow them to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and complete their undergraduate degrees. "Students who engage in Phi Theta Kappa programs gain immeasurably from the experience and are recognized for their achievements by prestigious scholarship providers like the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Consistently, the majority of scholarship recipients are engaged Phi Theta Kappa members. We value the strong working relationship that Phi Theta Kappa has for many years shared with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in providing our members access to selective senior colleges," said Dr. Rod A. Risley, Phi Theta Kappa Executive Director. Members receiving Jack Kent Cooke Scholarships include: Amou Ajang, Glendale Community College, Arizona Jon Alexander, Amarillo College-Amarillo Campus, Texas Jessica Alvarez, Miami Dade College-North Campus, Florida Carla Alvarez Valverde, Essex County College, New Jersey Ali Bacharouch, Henry Ford Community College-Dearborn Campus, Michigan Marybeth Banks, Massasoit Community College-Brockton Campus, Massachusetts Cassandra Bazile, Miami Dade College-Kendall Campus, Florida Jacob Bean, Dakota College at Bottineau, North Dakota Billie Jo Beaudry, Central Arizona College-Signal Peak Campus, Arizona Carlos Biaou, Prince George's Community College-Largo Campus, Maryland Charles Bilyue,�Seminole State�College-Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, Florida Ronald�Bray, Broward College-North Campus, Florida Miguel�Carreon, Umpqua Community College-Roseburg Campus, Oregon Michael Cash, San Diego City College, California Maria Chapado, Palm Beach State College-Lake Worth Campus, Florida Jamie Cook, MiraCosta College, California David Corgan, Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus, Minnesota Adam Eide, Portland Community College-Sylvania Campus, Oregon Mostafa Elkohil, Northampton Community College-Main Campus, Pennsylvania Lesli Flores, Montgomery College-Rockville Campus, Maryland Lorissa�Garcia, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, New Mexico Timothy Gaura, SUNY Monroe Community College, New York Anna Groves, Lord Fairfax Community College-Middletown Campus, Virginia Shelby Harvey, SUNY Suffolk County Community College, New York Abdirisak Hussein, San Diego Mesa College, California Monika� Jonuskeviciute, William Rainey Harper College, Illinois Therese� Kobanghe Langazo, CUNY LaGuardia Community College, New York Thanhphuong Le, Lone Star College-CyFair, Texas James Lesco, Front Range Community College-Larimer Campus, Colorado David Liendo Uriona, Northern Virginia Community College-Annandale, Virginia Thuy Vy Luu, Kapi'olani Community College, Hawaii Monique Madan, Miami Dade College-North Campus, Florida Anmol Manchala, Flathead Valley Community College-Kalispell Campus, Montana Renata�Martin, Essex County College, New Jersey Emanuel Martinez, Essex County College, New Jersey Gabriela Maurier, Greenfield Community College, Massachusetts Nguyen�Thanh Nguyen, Lone Star College-North Harris, Texas Kelli Niemeyer, Central Wyoming College, Wyoming Tabeth�Nkangoh, Richland College, Texas Samuel�Offei, Quinsigamond Community College, Massachusetts Joseph O'Neill,�Broward College-North Campus, Florida Satcha�Robinson, Prince George's Community College, Maryland Esteban Roncancio, Miami Dade College-Kendall Campus, Florida Ana Soto Lara, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, North Carolina Joseph Stacy, Mt. San Jacinto College, California Ryan Stivers, College of Lake County, Illinois Kadiata Sy, Georgia Perimeter College, Georgia Camille� Theriaque, Holyoke Community College, Massachusetts Adrian�Tovias,�Trinity Valley Community College, Texas Cameron Woolley, Collin College, Texas The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation established by Jack Kent Cooke to help exceptionally promising students reach their full potential through education. Launched in 2000, the Foundation focuses in particular on students with financial need. The Foundation's scholarship and direct service programs support the education of approximately 650 students each year, while� their grants allow thousands more to engage in challenging educational experiences. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in American 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.