WVU Parkersburg’s Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed 21 new members for spring 2018. All members participated in a formal induction ceremony witnessed by friends and family members. Inductees took the official oath of membership to uphold Phi Theta Kappa’s four Hallmarks: Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship.

Dr. Jane Milley, interim president of West Virginia University at Parkersburg, served as the guest speaker and charged the new members to dream big.

Several alumni members of the WVU Parkersburg Sigma Omega chapter were also recognized during the ceremony for their accomplishments following graduation from the institution. These include:

Micah Fleck (former Phi Theta Kappa Virginia and West Virginia regional president), Bill Bell (former Sigma Omega chapter president), Alese Scarborough (former Sigma Omega chapter secretary), Katie Huff (former Sigma Omega chapter public relations officer) and Leah LePrade (former Sigma Omega chapter Honors in Action project chair).
Membership to Phi Theta Kappa is by invitation only. Eligible students must be currently enrolled at WVU Parkersburg, have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average and have completed at least 12 credit hours of associate degree course work.

New members include:

  • Weslee Apshaga-Meaux
  • Tammy W. Barnhouse
  • Brooke M. Buchanan
  • Fallyn J. Buffington
  • Shelby L. Dearth
  • Britney A. Hersman
  • Tyler A. Hilbert
  • Shawna R. Hopkins
  • Mary Ellen Hunt
  • Madison C. Marshall
  • Natasha L. Mason
  • Joellen F. Masten
  • Alisha M. Masten
  • Kasey C. McCulty
  • Terry E. McDonald, Jr.
  • Paul F. Morehead, Jr.
  • Morgan T. Reilly
  • Ethan S. Rhodes
  • Jennifer L. Riggs
  • Brittany L. Sword
  • Kaitlyn M. Thompson

For more information, contact WVU Parkersburg’s Phi Theta Kappa advisor Marie Butler at ude.puvwnull@1reltubm or 304-424-8267.

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