West Virginia University at Parkersburg NEWS
March 17, 2010
WVU Parkersburg Phi Theta Kappa recognized at honor society's regional spring conference.
CONTACT: PTK Advisors Violet Mosser, 304-424-8269; Dianne Davis, 304-424-8269; Alita Sellers, 304-424-8231.
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West Virginia University at Parkersburg's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa was honored with several awards during the international honor society's regional spring conference in Staunton, Va.
WVU Parkersburg students Barbie Dunbar and Tammy Babylon were recognized for their contributions to the Sigma Omega chapter and named to the Hall of Honor. Ms. Dunbar also was honored for PTK committee contributions. PTK advisor Violet Mosser received the Horizon Award which recognizes new advisors within their first three years of service. PTK advisor Dianne Davis was recognized as a Distinguished Advisor. The WVU Parkersburg chapter was honored as a Distinguished Chapter and for Five Star Chapter Development.
Representing WVU Parkersburg at the Western Virginia spring conference were Ms. Dunbar and Melissa Randolph with chapter advisors Mrs. Mosser and Alita Sellers.
PTK is the international honor society serving two-year colleges. Headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, PTK is the largest honor society in American higher education with 1,250 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, 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 two million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 100,000 students inducted annually.