Highland Community College Students Join Collegiate Honor Society Group

published March 28, 2019Highland Community College Students Join Collegiate Honor Society Group

The Alpha Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed 26 new members during a special induction ceremony at Highland Community College on Monday, March 25. The group gathered in the Jack D. Nutt Math/Science Building prior to the induction for a dinner and fellowship.


The mission of Phi Theta Kappa, or PTK, is to recognize academic achievement of college students while providing opportunities for growth as scholars and leaders. The honor society boasts 3.5 million members both in the United States and abroad. To be eligible for membership, students must maintain a 3.5 GPA or higher and have taken at least 12 credit hours from Highland Community College.


New Members - Name Hometown

Austin Tounsand

Savannah, MO

Avery Wischropp

Horton, KS

Bailey Lacy

Hays, KS

Blair Weishaar

Troy, KS

Breaira Bergstresser

Topeka, KS

Cameron Hefner

Atchison, KS

Caroline Baybutt

Sabetha, KS

Chelsea Barnhardt

Winchester, KS

Curtis Stirton

Muscotah, KS

Elizabeth Hays

Spring Hills, KS

Emily Weese

Savannah, MO

Hannah Schmidt

Olathe, KS

Isabella Konieczka

Richardson, TX

Isabelle Miner

Troy, KS

McKinley Jeanneret

Olathe, KS

Josia Bisping

Atchison, KS

Kendall Williams

Farmington, NM

Lora Shinn

Topeka, KS

Molly Porter

Atchison, KS

Morgan Ortega

St. Joseph, MO

Phillip Simmonds

Troy, KS

Raegen Hamm

Oskaloosa, KS

Sara Shinn

Topeka, KS

Shayna Wilson

Highland, KS

Stephanie Babella

Geneva, NE

Tayiah Whetstine

Highland, KS



Photo included.

Cutline: Students gather for a special induction ceremony to the Alpha Zeta Gamma Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on Monday, March 25 at Highland Community College Highland campus. Students pictured, back row, left to right: Lora Shinn, Bailey Lacy, Isabella Konieczka, Molly Porter, Elizabeth Hays, Sara Shinn, Madison Oler, Chelsea Barnhardt;

Front row, left to right: Garret Davis, Kendra Koch, Tara Collins, Curtis Stirton

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