ECC Students Inducted Into PTK Honor Society 

ECC Students Inducted Into PTK Honor Society 

March 24, 2020 |

There have been 29 East Central College students inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) in Union this spring.

Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges. Members pursue activities that fall under the direction of the society’s hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship. A ceremony had been scheduled Friday, March 20, but was canceled due to health and safety concerns regarding COVID-19.

The students are part of the Chi Delta chapter of PTK. Recruitment will continue through the end of the semester. Listed below are the names of the students and the towns where they live:

Guy Baskerville, Union;

Nathaniel Blocker, Washington;

Jacob Brinker, Washington;

Madison Brinker, Washington;

June Brown, Cuba;

Alexander Carey, Union;

Griffin Case – Union;

Tela Connors, Salem;

William Galli, Washington;

Thomas Henderson, Rosebud;

Samuel Holland – Hermann,

Ian Howell, Washington;

Alexis Kinnison, Union;

Krista Licklider, Bourbon;

Erin Lindberg, Union;

Christy Love, Union;

Madison Mallady, Cuba;

Jenna Meintz, Cuba;

Sarah Murphy, Robertsville;

Annie Page, Bourbon;

Samantha Peterson, Union;

Shyann Plumlee, Villa Ridge;

Courtney Redhage, Beaufort;

Jessica Reed, Sullivan;

Benjamin Schwanitz, St. Clair;

Kennedy Smith, New Haven;

Anthony Terry, Owensville;

Lucille Vanek, Washington; and

Blaire Wright, Beaufort.

Headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in higher education with 1,285 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, U.S. territorial possessions and eight sovereign nations. More than three million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 134,000 students inducted annually.