Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Earns Honors at
The Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa
at Northeast Alabama Community College was recently recognized
and awarded for achievement at the Phi Theta Kappa Regional
Convention held in Phil Campbell, Alabama on March 11-12, 2011.
Phi Theta Kappa's mission is to recognize and encourage the
academic achievement of two-year college students and provide
opportunities for individual growth and development through
participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship
Northeast’s Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa was presented
with eight awards at the Phi Theta Kappa Regional Convention in
Phil Campbell, Alabama, at Northwest-Shoals Community College.
Phi Theta Kappa officers Marie Hall, Savannah Sisco, Noime
Campbell, and Liz Callahan attended the convention, accompanied
by Chapter Advisor, Brad Fricks.
The Psi Epsilon Chapter was recognized as a Five-Star Chapter at
the event and received the Pinnacle Award for increasing
membership by at least 10% over the last year. Psi Epsilon was
also given the Milestone Award, which recognizes renewed
enthusiasm demonstrated by a chapter. The chapter’s Honors in
Action event, "Experience the World," received two awards, the
Honors in Action Distinguished Issue Award and the Honors in
Action Award. Brad Fricks, Chapter Advisor, was awarded the
The Psi Epsilon chapter was honored to be awarded the Most
Distinguished Chapter Award, 1st Finalist. This award places the
Psi Epsilon Chapter in the top five distinguished chapters in
the state of Alabama. “I am extremely proud of all of the hard
work that our officers and chapter members did over the last
year as they have demonstrated a sincere desire to better our
campus and our community. We are extremely happy to bring this
recognition to the college, and we could not have been as
successful without the support and encouragement of Dr. David
Campbell, President, and the other administrators here at
Northeast,” commented Fricks.
“This is an outstanding accomplishment for our students,” stated
Dr. David Campbell, NACC President. “Additionally, Mr. Brad
Fricks, the faculty sponsor at Northeast, was named one of the
best Phi Theta Kappa counselors in the state. Phi Theta Kappa is
a great opportunity for our students to develop their leadership
skills and they have certainly done that at Northeast.
Congratulations are in order for all involved. Their
achievements reflect very positively on the college.”
Pictured are NACC PTK Officers: (L-R, front)
Savannah Sisco, Noime Campbell, Marie Hall; (back) Olivia Dodd,
Liz Callahan, Shane Glover, Macy McFall, and Laura O’Tinger. Not
pictured is Beth Garrett.
Phi Theta Kappa officers are currently preparing to represent
NACC at the Phi Theta Kappa International Convention in Seattle,
Washington in April. The officers will attend workshops,
interact with other Phi Theta Kappa members from across the
United States, and hear globally-recognized speakers.
Phi Theta Kappa is the national honorary
society for two-year college students. For more
information about Phi Theta Kappa and its programs, you may
contact Brad Fricks at firstname.lastname@example.org.