(Henderson) KY- HCC recently inducted twelve new members into the academic honor society: Bryce Duncan, Brianna Williams, Cynthia Price, Zakary Bengert, Andrew Bengert, Samuel Herdegen, Kaycee Garner, Sarah Foster, Kassie Quinn Luebbert, Audrey Asher, Lesley Cohron, and Aja Bryant. Chapter advisors are HCC Professor Paul Kasenow and Professor Lorie Maltby. The Henderson Community College Chapter, Phi Kappa, was established in 1970.
“Phi Theta Kappa offers students opportunities for engaging in scholarly activities, earning academic scholarships, providing service to the community, developing and practicing leadership skills, and enjoying fellowship with other scholars, “ states Paul Kasenow, chapter advisor. Kasenow added, “We are looking forward to working with this new group of inductees next year as we plan our College service project and research the Honors in Action study topic that will cover How the World Works: Global Perspectives.”
Established by Missouri two-year college presidents in 1918, the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for growth and development through honors, leadership and service programming. Today Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2 million members and 1,250 chapters located in the U.S. and countries and territories throughout the world. In 1929, the American Association of Community Colleges recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the official honor society for two-year colleges.