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MCC inducts 24 into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

MARSHALLTOWN – Phi Theta Kappa advisors Pele Waddilove and P.J. Colbert are pleased to announce that 24 students were accepted into Alpha Iota Rho Chapter at Marshalltown Community College this fall semester 2020. Due to precautionary measures taken by the college because of the pandemic, there will be no on-campus ceremony this semester. In the meantime, advisors put together a PowerPoint (click for pdf of PowerPoint) with photos and short information about the members inducted. These will be emailed to all new members.

Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges. To qualify for membership, MCC students must enroll in a diploma or two-year degree program with a cumulative 3.5 grade point average or higher, and have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at MCC.

Fall 2020 inductees, listed by hometown, are:

Barcelona, Spain – Nuria Castillo

Belem, Brazil – David Cidon Moreira

Conrad, IA – Emma Parks

Garwin, IA – Frances Jackson

Grinnell, IA – Joseph McCombs

Kobe, Japan – Seiya Zen

Kula, Serbia – Andjela Bobic

Madrid, Spain – Eva Zaragoza

Marshalltown, IA – Citlaly Armas Duarte, Katherine Avalos Sanchez, Shawn Bratland, Adriana Cabrera, Celia Gomez Reyes, MaryKate Gruening, Vanessa Ramirez, Yvonne Ramirez, Leslie Rebelo, Abby Ryan, Avygail Smith, Darlene Smith

New Providence, IA – Mary Gourley

Tama, IA – Makayla Backen, Hunter YoungBear

Toledo, IA – Anna Harken

Marshalltown Community College, located in Marshalltown, is a member of the Iowa Valley Community College District. The District is comprised of Marshalltown Community College, Ellsworth Community College, Iowa Valley Grinnell, and Iowa Valley Continuing Education. The District serves a broad range of students and businesses throughout Central Iowa. For more information, check out the website at

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