MCC inducts 20 into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Fall 2023 PTK inductees

First row left to right: PTK Vice President, Nikita McNamee, Jennifer K. Velandia Cifuente, Belle R. Werner, Ireland E. Sebetka, Eh Sue, Breauna J. Doland, and PTK President, Bethany Thurston. 2nd row left to right: Andres D. Gutierrez Mendoza, Santiago H. Rios Nino, Cale T. Hungerford, Yukako Hori, Samuel A. Camacho Moreno, and Charles R. Gilbertson. Back row left to right: PTK Advisor Pele Waddilove, Marco A. Meza Santoyo, Angeles Betancourt Tejeda, Pedro P. Gomes Batista da Rocha, Noah M. Teske, PTK Advisor Cecil Holland, PTK Secretary, Eleora Sheets, and MCC Provost Robin Lilienthal. Not pictured: Connor K. Kriegel, Jonathan D. Cedeno Valiente, Abigail G. Dawson, Bergen J. McDaniel, and Ella R. Wertz.

MARSHALLTOWN – Phi Theta Kappa advisors Pele Waddilove and Cecil Holland are pleased to announce that 20 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. 24 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 2023 inductees, listed by hometowns, are:

Bogota, Colombia – Andres D. Gutierrez Mendoza, Santiago H. Rios Nino, and Jennifer K. Velandia Cifuentes.

Dominican Republic – Angeles Betancourt Tejeda

Garwin, IA – Noah M. Teske

Gilman, IA – Connor K. Kriegel

Guayaquil, Ecuador – Jonathan D. Cedeno Valiente

Kobe, Japan – Yukako Hori

Marshalltown, IA – Abigail G. Dawson, Charles R. Gilbertson, Cale T. Hungerford, Marco A. Meza Santoyo, and Eh Sue

Melbourne, IA – Bergen J. McDaniel

Mosquero, Colombia – Samuel A. Camacho Moreno

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Pedro P. Gomes Batista da Rocha

State Center, IA – Ella R. Wertz

Toledo, IA – Breauna J. Doland, Ireland E. Sebetka, and Belle R. Werner