Over 100 new members of the Beta Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society, were recently inducted at Paris Junior College for the fall semester.
“We were delighted to have such a good turnout and warm reception at all three induction ceremonies,” said PTK advisor and English instructor Diann Mason.
PTK offers students opportunities to develop qualities of scholarship, leadership, fellowship, and service. To be eligible, students must have a grade point average of 3.5. They also may become eligible for transfer scholarships.
Inductees light a candle of light and learning and sign the official membership book as part of the ceremony. Following the induction, students, family and friends enjoyed refreshments.
PTK inductees from Sulphur Springs and area include:
Como: Valeria Deleon
Mount Pleasant: Raymond Price and San Juanita Ugalde
Sulphur Springs: Elizabeth Arms, Sarah Berning, Allison Bledsoe, Emma Boyett, Katrina Cheshier, Joshua Foster, Alexis Hart, Emily Johnson, Christian Plumlee, Ragan Sachs, Maria Sanchez, Aaron Stanley, Rachel Stanley, and Samuel Stanley
Winnsboro: Dario Ledesma
Yantis: Stephanie Teer and Laura Willits