MCC inducts 16 into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

First row left to right: Andrea Alvarado, Alayna Hernandez, Haven Steward, Rachel Smith, PTK Vice President Kdu Paw and PTK Senate Representative Chloe Wickam. Second row from left to right: Aryana McQueen, Sugey Monarrez, Megan Sieck, Elizabeth Vesely, PTK Advisor Pele Waddilove and PTK President Rebekah Stone. Third row from left to right MCC Provost Robin Lilienthal, Delijah Johnson, Corinn Swanson, Sydney Buchholtz, Jenna Svoboda, and Carter Brown. Back row left to right: Alasan Mbowe and PTK Advisor Cecil Holland. Not pictured includes: Benjamin Madrigal, Nora Soda and Evan Watson.

MARSHALLTOWN – Phi Theta Kappa advisors Pele Waddilove and Cecil Holland are pleased to announce that 16 students were accepted into the Alpha Iota Rho Chapter at Marshalltown Community College this fall. Students were honored at an induction ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at MCC. College staff and administration were in attendance for the ceremony.

Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges. To qualify for membership, 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.

Fall 2022 inductees, listed by hometowns, are:

Brooklyn, IA – Sugey Monarrez

Cambridge, IA – Sydney Buchholtz

Clutier, IA – Jenna Svoboda

Conrad, IA – Corinn Swanson

Gambia, West Africa – Alasan Mbowe

Grinnell, IA – Megan Sieck

Kanagawa, Japan – Sora Noda

Le Grand, IA – Haven Steward

Marshalltown, IA – Andrea Alvarado, Carter Brown, Benjamin Madrigal, and Rachel Smith

Scottsdale, AZ – Aryana McQueen

State Center, IA – Evan Watson

Tama, IA – Delijah Johnson

Toledo, IA – Elizabeth Vesely

Alayna Hernandez of Marshalltown was inducted into PTK Spring 2022 but was unable to participate in the ceremony at that time. She was honored during the ceremony on Oct. 25.