West Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU Parkersburg Phi Theta Kappa takes international honors.
CONTACT: Dottie Bibbee or Paul Bibbee, faculty advisers,
304-424-8247 or 304-424-8312.
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West Virginia University at Parkersburg's Phi Theta Kappa chapter walked away with international honors at the PTK International Convention held in Grapevine, Tex.
For the second consecutive time and the third time in four years, the Sigma Omega chapter captured a Top 25 Distinguished Chapter award. The chapter achieved the award by participating in fellowship, leadership, service and scholarship activities throughout the year, including 149 various projects.
Also, the chapter was recognized as one of the top 31 chapters of 1,200 chapters in the nation. The chapter's scholarship essay, written by Carrie Metz, and the service essay, written by Trina Barber, placed in the top 25 in the nation.
In addition, faculty advisor Dottie Bibbee was one of 30 to
receive the Robert Giles Distinguished Advisor Award for outstanding leadership
as an advisor and with at least five years of service. Also, advisor Paul
Bibbee received a Continued Excellence Award for Advisors. He has been a
PTK advisor for 17 years.
PTK, the International Honor Society of the Two-Year College, has recognized academic excellence in the two-year college since 1918. The society is comprised of more than 1,200 chapters at community, technical and junior colleges in all 50 states, Canada, Germany and U.S. territories abroad. It is the largest and most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges. Membership is based primarily upon academic achievement.
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