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Phi Theta Kappa honor society at WVU Parkersburg inducts new members|
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Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/25/11 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg's Sigma Omega chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society conducted its fall induction ceremony Sunday, Oct. 23 in the college theatre. Marie Fost Gnage, president of WVU Parkersburg, addressed the new PTK members along with their family, friends and advisors.
Gnage spoke of the benefits of Phi Theta Kappa and encouraged the inductees to set an example for their classmates in the four hallmarks of Phi Theta Kappa: scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship. Cindie Menges, president of the Sigma Omega chapter, presided over the ceremony with the aid of advisors Alita Sellers and Dianne Davis. After the ceremony the attendees gathered in the community room for refreshments and fellowship.
Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society serving two-year colleges. Headquartered in Jackson, Miss., it is the largest honor society in American higher education with 1,250 chapters on college campuses throughout the U.S., Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions. More than 2 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 100,000 students inducted annually.
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