ACTC PTK Chapter Receives Regional Awards

Mar 19, 2013 - | 10:08 AM -

ACTC’s Alpha Omega Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa has been named a Five-Star Chapter for the seventeenth consecutive year. The award was presented at the Kentucky Regional Convention held March 8 and 9 at the College Drive Campus. 

The ACTC Chapter also received a Distinguished Chapter Award, Honors in Action Hallmark Award and College Project Hallmark Award.

Chapter President Vanessa L. King, an Ashland resident, received the Distinguished Chapter Officer Award and the Rising Star Award in the Hallmark of Scholarship.

Chapter Vice President of the Technology Drive Campus Fannie C. Cantrell, received the Distinguished Chapter Member Award and the Hallmark of Leadership Rising Star Award. She is a Louisa resident.

Chapter Corresponding Secretary Jennifer N. Bailey, a Grayson resident, received the Hallmark of Service Rising Star Award. 

Travis Koll, ACTC English instructor, received a Distinguished Chapter Advisor  

The Alpha Omega Gamma Chapter served as the host chapter for the convention, and 86 members from 14 chapters attended the convention.

Chuck Charles, the Mayor of Ashland, welcomed the students and encouraged them to continue to work for their communities and to support other students and organizations.  “You can choose to make a difference by volunteering to support your community,” he said.  “That’s the way communities grow.”

During the convention, chapter members reviewed events of the past year and attended sessions on Leadership Development, the Competitive Edge and Project Management.

Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society of the Two-Year College. There are over 2.5 million members in 1,275 chapters worldwide.  The Kentucky Region has 22 chapters.