Red Rocks Community College News Release

Red Rocks Community College
News Release
More information: Kim Rein
303-914-6260
kim.rein@rrcc.edu
www.rrcc.edu       
November 13, 2013          

 

Red Rocks Inducts 151 Students into PTK Honor Society
Phi Theta Kappa Ranks RRCC Chapter in the top 100 PTK Chapters Worldwide

Lakewood, CO -- RRCC students continued their tradition of excellence as their honor society welcomed 151 new members at an October 16 ceremony on the Lakewood campus. Family and friends watched the official ceremony as students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). The new members recited a pledge of continuing excellence and several 4.0 GPA inductees were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.

PTK is the International Honor Society of two year colleges and membership is open only to students who meet the academic eligibility requirements. The PTK chapter at Red Rocks Community College, Alpha Kappa Sigma, is ranked a Five-Star chapter both regionally and internationally; the chapter is also recognized as one of the top 100 chapters of the nearly 1,300 PTK chapters worldwide.

About PTK
Phi Theta Kappa’s mission is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students, and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programs.  Membership into Phi Theta Kappa is by invitation, extended only to students who meet eligibility requirements. Founded in 1918, there are nearly 1,300 chapters worldwide.

About Red Rocks Community College:  Established in 1969, Red Rocks Community College delivers high-quality, affordable education programs leading to two-year degrees or professional certificates. The college serves over 14,000 students per year online and at two campus locations in Lakewood and Arvada.  www.rrcc.edu.

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PTK Student Induction