PTK Regional Convention Results

March 5, 2019
PTK Regional Convention

Photo: Front row: Mallorie Keltz, Josie Smith, Haley Hensley, Lora Tanner Middle row: Stephanie Bush, Robert Armstrong, Josh Elliott, Newton Grady Back Row: Drew Fuentez, Tammy Fuentez, Sarah Rightmer, Jacob Terrell, Marcie Ryan, Channler Davenoport

Parsons, KS- The Tau Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Labette Community College attended the PTK Regional Convention March 1-3 in Wichita, KS. The chapter earned numerous awards at the convention. In addition Tau Theta member, Robert Armstrong, was reelected as the Regional President for the 2019-2020 year. Phi Theta Kappa is by invitation only and is the national honor society of the two year college. 
The following are a list of awards earned by Tau Theta members:
Most Outstanding Chapter, Runner Up
Five Star Chapter Award
College Project Award, Runner Up
Honors In Action Award, Honorable Mention
Great Idea Award Winner
Service Award, Runner Up
Sister Chapter Award Winner
Distinguished Chapter Officer Team Winners – Robert Armstrong, Stephanie Bush, Joshua Elliott, Newton Grady, Sarah Rightmer
Distinguished Chapter Officer Winner – Sarah Rightmer
Distinguished Chapter Officer, Honorable Mention – Robert Armstrong
Distinguished Chapter Member Winner – Lora Tanner
Continued Excellence in Advising Winner – Tammy Fuentez
Achievement in Literature – Research Winner – Sarah Rightmer
Achievement in Literature – Research 4th Place – Ashley Strickholm
Achievement in Literature – Research 5th Place – Joshua Elliott
Achievement in Literature – Creative Winner – Mallorie Keltz
Achievement in Literature – Research 4th Place – Sarah Rightmer
Achievement in Art – Photography 4th place – Stephanie Bush
Achievement in Art – Ceramics/Sculpture 3rd Place – Joshua Elliott
Distinguished College President – Dr. Mark Watkins
Life Happens Scholarship Winner – Josie Smith
Alumni Association Scholarship Winner – Mallorie Keltz
New Competitive Edge 5 Star Member Awards – Tia Barney, Michaela Deegan, Andrew Fuentez, Sarah Rightmer, Josie Smith, Lora Tanner, Jacob Terrell 
Advisor 5 Star Awards – Tammy Fuentez, Marcie Ryan
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