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Recognizing “Leaders of Tomorrow”
Posted: 9/28/2016 10:57:41 AM
Annual Phi Theta Kappa Event honors area HS seniors

Dr. Michael Felty addresses Leaders of Tomorrow conference

Dr. Michael Felty addresses Leaders of Tomorrow conference
Trinity Valley Community College’s Iota Alpha chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society held its 12th annual Leaders of Tomorrow conference and awards Saturday, September 24 on the Athens campus. Area high schools were asked to submit three senior class leaders from each school to receive the honor, and a total of 81 students were recognized. TVCC PTK members conducted a leadership seminar and fun team-building activities to help students add to the list of honors to include on resumes and/or scholarship applications.
Students recognized were Jamie Boyd, Olivia Whatley and Nathan Johnson of Athens Christian Prep; John Truman Head and Matthew Robert Hernandez of Athens ISD Pinnacle ECHS and Mollie Davis of Athens High; Maleri McHam, Chloe Bertrand and Phairen Guinn of Brownsboro; Harley Mingus, Bradi Brownlow and Garrett Beckman of Cayuga; Hannah Edmonds, Jackson Lawley and Kylie Purifoy of Crandall; Dixon Baird, Sara Spivey and Tyler Johnson of Cross Roads; Quinton Locke and Kailey Kimbrough of Edgewood; Jacob Urbina, Amanda Brown and Aly Graves of Elkhart; Ericsen Gudjohnsen, Shelby White and Emma Lopez of Eustace; Jacob Bliven, Kaitlyn Lawrence and Madison McQueen of Forney; Tyler Moore, Timothy Brumley and Hunter Ramsey of Frankston; Audrey Robinson, Elvia Torres and Halle Smith of Fruitvale; Pazica Aslam, Jacob Daniels and Acurria Washington of Kaufman; Ismael Morales, Emily January and Karlie James of Kemp; Lane McClelland, Lizzie Warren and Laci Logan of La Poynor; Grace Dickens, Faith Prox and Ian Snyder of Mabank; Meagan Miller, Patricia Garcia and Clayton Mattingly of Malakoff; Rylie Alsobrook, Sara “Grace” Camacho and Jacee Greenlee of Martin’s Mill; Hannah Cariker, Hana Walsh and Tanner Davis of Neches; Zaria Palmer,Alex Turk and Kelly Yang of North Forney; Shanna Avila, Charlee Cockrell  and Aaron Jackson of Palestine; Tricia Gracy, Sydney Hefley and Mackenzie Buhr of Poetry Community Christian School; Tyler McCown, Kelsi Jones and Mikayla Zabonik of Scurry-Rosser; Keet Cockerham, Makayla Bickerstaff and Hannah Dixon of Slocum; Emily Cooper, Samson Lao and Pinglee Rodriguez of Terrell; Dominique Nix, Keylee Parker and Michael Vickery of Westwood; Arthur Howell Hall III, Alexis Ismael Benitez and Krista Jean Lambeth of Wills Point.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in higher education with 1,275 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates, and U.S. territorial possessions. More than 3 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 134,000 students inducted annually.