PTK International Convention Results

April 12, 2022

Photo: Top to bottom; Tammy Fuentez, PTK Advisor; Emily Langston, Copenhagen Browning, Haley Farran, Ashley Horton, and Fiona Bartelli

The Labette Community College Phi Theta Kappa organization traveled to Denver for International Convention (Catalyst) on April 5-10. The Tau Theta Chapter is the honor society of the two year college.  

Convention attendees heard from speakers Dr. Moogega “Moo” Cooper, a trailblazing engineer for NASA, and Daymond John from Shark Tank who is also a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship. The members attended educational forums on Phi Theta Kappa programming, with advisor Tammy Fuentez presenting two educational forums on successful Honors in Action Projects.

During the convention, multiple individual and chapter awards were presented at the international level. The winners from Tau Theta include:

  • Fiona Bartelli, Distinguished Chapter Officer Award
  • Ashley Horton, Distinguished Regional Officer Award
  • Fiona Bartelli and Ashley Horton, Distinguished Regional Officer Team Award
  • Tammy Fuentez, Continued Excellence in Advising Award
  • Honors in Action Hallmark Award
  • Top 100 Chapter Award

In addition, Bartelli and Horton served as Kansas/Nebraska Regional Officers this past year, with Fuentez serving as Regional Coordinator. The Regional Team was recognized as a Five Star Region and earned a Hallmark Award for Excellence in Career Readiness.

The Tau Theta Chapter will host a New Member Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, April 27th at 6:00p.m. in the Thiebaud Theater. 

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