Mount Wachusett Community College Inducts Seventy-Nine Students into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
May 11, 2021 – In a virtual ceremony held on Friday, May 7, 2021, the Phi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed seventy-nine new members to its ranks.
Founded in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recognizes the academic achievement of community college students and provides members with the opportunity for personal, academic, and professional growth through leadership and service. The new inductees were welcomed by officers Paige Landry, President, Madison Faneuf, Gateway to College student and Vice President, Jennifer Gariepy, Secretary and Kasey Colon, Treasurer.
“None of us could have imagined the obstacles that you would have to overcome to be here,” commented MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “I know how hard each and every one of you has worked, I congratulate you on this achievement. The world is a big place, and there are a lot of problems in the world today. Your participation in this honor society demonstrates that you recognize that there is a role for you in service to your community and that in some way you can be a solution.”
“When I see the PTK logo, the first thing that I think of is community. This honor society has brought me into an amazing community of people,” added chapter president, and Massachusetts PTK All-Academic Team member Paige Landry. “To me, it has been like a family, and like a family we have worked together to help others grow and succeed.”
The 2021 Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Delta Chapter inductees are:
Dianna Sue Szabo
Liam Petrilli Mayers
Anna Clara Loureiro Lago
Adoria Kavuma Winburn
Indian Trail, NC