MCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapters Awarded at MO Regional Conference

Phi Theta Kappa Awards 2015

MCC was well represented at the Phi Theta Kappa (ΦΘΚ) Chapter March 14, 2015 at the Missouri Regional conference in Branson, Mo.  Phi Theta Kappa is an academic honor society for two-year institutions. There are 25 chapters in Missouri and MCC campuses account for four of them.

MCC-Penn Valley houses the Upsilon Kappa chapter.
   Five-Star Competitive Edge Certificate of Achievement: Julie Hamilton
   Five-Star Chapter Plan
   Phoenix Award 2015
   Paragon Award for Advisors: Ashley Meyer
   Distinguished College President Award: Dr. Joseph Seabrooks
   Chapter Award for Honors in Action Distinguished Theme; Ideas and Ideologies as Frontiers
   College Project Award 2015


MCC-Longview houses the Kappa Tau chapter.
   Five-Star Competitive Edge certificates of Achievement: Gage Borgfield, Jacqui Vernon, Kristin Geiman and Richard Miller
   Five-star Chapter Development
Horizon Award for Advisors:
Margaret Berter for 12 years of service to the chapter/region
   Distinguished Chapter Member: Jacqueline Vernon (one of three awarded)
   Distinguished Chapter Officer: Gage Borgfield and Brian Clark (two of six awarded)
   Distinguished Chapter Officer Team (one of three awarded)
   College Project Award 2015

MCC-Blue River houses the Alpha Pi Sigma chapter.
   Distinguished Chapter Officer: Amber Honeycutt
   Horizon Award for Advisors: Dee Mathison
   Five-Star Chapter Development
2015 Regional VP for Phi District: 
Timothy Sixta

Additionally, two members of the MCC-Longview Kappa Tau chapter received the 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholars that will be recognized at the national Phi Theta Kappa conference in April. Gage Borgfield was selected as a 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar. Jacqueline Vernon was selected as a 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Bronze Scholar. 

Selection as Coca-Cola Scholars was based on scores the students earned in the All-USA Community College Academic Team competition, for which more than 1,700 applications were received this year. This program is sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and is administered by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Please congratulate the MCC advisors and all the Phi Theta Kappa members on their fantastic achievements.