Students inducted into national honor society this spring


WILBURTON, OK (May 10, 2016) – This spring, a group of 30 high achieving Eastern Oklahoma State College students were inducted into the national honor society Phi Theta Kappa during a campus ceremony in Wilburton.

Founded in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges. The organization seeks to foster scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship among its members. Membership is based on academic achievement and is granted by invitation only. To qualify for membership, students must have completed 12 to 29 hours of associate degree course work with a cumulative 3.75 grade point average or more than 30 credit hours with a cumulative 3.5 grade point average.

Each year, Eastern’s PTK members sponsor a variety of events to serve their campus and community, including a voter registration drive and an annual Toys for Tots holiday campaign.

Eastern students inducted into PTK this spring include (front row, left to right): Alexa Miller, Kinta; Sabrina Stanford, Wilburton; Kristin Mitchell, Wilburton; Derica Roberts, Wilburton; Shaye Angel, Atoka; Misty Reeves, Hartshorne; Amanda Hawthorne, Wilburton; Shacole Thompson, Coalgate; Zana Johnson, Kinta; (second row, left to right) Katie Carlton, Hartshorne; Alexis Goodwill, McAlester; Kayla Carr, Checotah; Bailee Davis, Red Oak; Deana Gonzales; Antlers; Brandi Huffman, Antlers; Brittany Elliott, McAlester; Sara Reddin. Wilburton; (third row, left to right) Logan Shimp, McCurtain; Kaycee Turner, Quinton; Amber Frazier, Atoka; Hayley Deaton, Rattan; April Bray, Broken Bow; Chalice Phillips; McAlester; and Stephen Shropshire, McAlester.

Also inducted, but not in attendance were William Picotte, McAlester; David Thompson, McAlester; Ashley Earley, Valliant; Kayla Prince, Valliant; Nicole Gilliam, Clayton; and Madison Resch, Groves, TX.

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