NEWARK, Ohio, April 24, 2020 – Central Ohio Technical College's (COTC) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), Alpha Theta Zeta, welcomed 16 new members during the spring semester. Since 2006, the chapter has inducted over 1500 students. Those who have joined the honor society during their time at COTC speak of the leadership skills, connections and opportunities membership afforded them.
"I joined PTK because of the opportunities it presented after graduation from COTC," said alumna Stephanie Probst. "It allowed me to secure an extra scholarship for my education at Ashland University where I completed my bachelor's degree."
PTK International Honor Society serves to recognize the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through honors, leadership and service programming. To become a member, a two-year college student must have completed 12 credit hours of associate degree coursework and have a grade point average of at least 3.5.
Those who became members of the Alpha Theta Zeta chapter during the spring 2020 semester include:
Reina Arey - Health Services Technology - Newark
Hayli Brown - Human Services Program - Warsaw
Bethany Collins - Health Services Technology - Newark
Brooke Copley - Electrical Engineering Technology - Heath
Joseph Duncan - Information Technology - Newark
Airica Edmonds - Health Services Technology - Newark
Shaban Farah - Nursing Technology - Columbus
Jonathan Houghton - Business Management Technology - Newark
Angel Huber - Associate of Arts - Junction City
Rachelle Lewis - Associate of Arts - Coshocton
Tristan Mizer - Electric Transmission and Power Distribution Technology - Guernsey
Ashley Morrison - Business Management Technology - Mount Vernon
Misty Risch - Health Services Technology - Millersport
Brianna Small - Associate of Science - Gambier
Angela Tschudy - Nursing Technology - Newark
Joseph Winningham - Information Technology - Newark
COTC is a fully accredited, public college dedicated to providing high quality, accessible programs of technical education in response to current and emerging employment needs. COTC is the only technical college in Ohio operating four full-service campus locations: Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala.