Alpha Iota Chi welcomes new members

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.

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