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Phi Theta Kappa/AACC Award $50,000 in Frank Lanza Healthcare Scholarships

Jackson, MS — Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), with the generous support of CAE Healthcare and L-3 Communications, Inc., have awarded $50,000 in scholarships to the 2014 Frank Lanza Scholars.

Alumna Joanie Keller, Carolinas Regional Coordinator Emeritus, Dies

Jackson, MS – Joanie Keller, longtime educator, Carolinas Regional Coordinator Emeritus and recipient of the 2014 Board of Directors Alumni Achievement Award, died November 4 in Summerville, South Carolina, following a battle with cancer.

2014 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Receive $207,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, MS – Selected as 2014 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars, 207 Phi Theta Kappa members have been awarded a total of $207,000 in scholarships.

Phi Theta Kappa Supports Completion, Awards $7,000 to Oberndorf Scholars

Jackson, MS – Seven Phi Theta Kappa members have been selected as Oberndorf Scholars and awarded a total of $7,000 in scholarships.

Khan Academy Announces Winners in Phi Theta Kappa Tutoring Challenge

Six Phi Theta Kappa members have been named winners in the Khan Academy Tutoring Challenge. Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006 by educator Salman Khan to provide "a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere."

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

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.

Ohio Regional Coordinator Carbone Accepts New Post in Michigan

Ohio Regional Coordinator Cindy Carbone has accepted a new position at Oakland Community College in Michigan and now serves as Dean of English and Communications. She will step down as Ohio Regional Coordinator, a post she has held since 2003.


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