Northeast State welcomed more than 80 new members to the Alpha Iota Chi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society for the 2012 spring semester.
The chapter inducted the new students into Alpha Iota Chi during a ceremony held April 22 at the Wellmont Regional Center for the Performing Arts at the College’s main campus.
Blountville: Elizabeth M. Goodwin, Karen L. South, and Emrick L. Whitfield
Bluff City: Ferida Abdu, Mark A. Jones, Rene T. Scalamera, Tracy Slagle, and Breanna S. Tenpenny
Bristol: Heather C. Blair; Krista B. Bobbitt; Tara Lynn Davenport; Steven J. Hensley; Sarah E. Murray; Hope O. Nunn; Dwayne D. Raines; Christian G. Ratliff; Jeremy S. Ringley; Mary Ann Stapleton; Lacey N. Williams
Chuckey: Dustin E. Neubrand and Daniel A. Neubrand
Church Hill: James P. Fuller, Earl C. Hulse, Mary Anne Morelli, and David A. Richmond
Elizabethton: Jordan A. Dyer, Isaiah S. Grindstaff and Rhonda S. Guess
Fall Branch: Anna J. Musket
Fayetteville: Jamie N. Ballew
Gate City, Va.: Dottie J. Hillman
Glade Spring, Va.: Terri C. Keesee
Gray: Raymond A. Hasty, Melissa L. Loyd, and Derek T. Silvis
Greeneville: Michael P. Jackson
Johnson City: Daniel G. Anders; Lila J. Archer; Fatima Brka; Franklin Campbell; Jeffery Cooper; Megan C. Coram; Mark A. Dearstone; Rebecca Lynn Dison; Jenna B. Estep; Summer K. Kremer; Tommy Laws; April L. Lawson; Heather M. Simpson; Ashley E. Sisk; Padra Turner; and Diane Weis
Jonesborough: Erica Bergmann
Kingsport: Philip T. Alford; Tammy Bewley; Lauren E. Brooks; Kyle E. Browder; Alice D. Buckles; Erin R. Cassel; Teresa A. Cook; Altheria Davis; Lily A. Davis; Phillip J. Dougherty; Darlene E. Estep; Jonathan L. Henderson; Traci Ann Hensley; Mikayla B. Hicks, Shelly L. Hines; Michelle L. Hughes; Alicia M. Jennings; Ryan M. Jones; Michael B. Kirby; Hang Lei; Jessica M. Lester; Tonya S. Martin; Aaron J. Oakes; Lauren M. Oberfeitinger; Cory E. Parker; Laken K. Parker; Julia M. Perry; Bryan K. Richardson; Cynthia L. Robbins; Joshua I. Scalf; Whitney S. Sensabaugh; and Nathan P. Skeens
Limestone: Robert L. Conley
Morristown: Juliann Rich and Gabrielle M. Barlow
Piney Flats: Amber L. McGuire
Roan Mountain: Brittany D. Arnett, Sarah J. Cook, and Amanda M. Haun
To qualify for membership in Phi Theta Kappa, a student must be enrolled full-time in an associate degree program, have completed at least 12 hours of college coursework, and have a minimum 3.5 grade point average.
The Alpha Iota Chi Chapter has achieved five-star status, the highest level of participation in Phi Theta Kappa activities. The society supports the four hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship that are designed to give members opportunities for personal growth as well as service to others.
Phi Theta Kappa, headquartered in Jackson, Miss., is the largest honor society in American higher education with 1,200 chapters on two-year and community college campuses in all 50 of the United States and four countries.