York Technical College’s Alpha Alpha Iota chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society took home a number of international and regional awards for its participation in college and community service, regional events and reporting. During the 2018-2019 academic school year the Alpha Alpha Iota chapter won seven international awards and 17 regional awards.
The international awards include: Distinguished Theme Award Honors in Action; Distinguished Chapter Member, Eric Miller; Distinguished Chapter Officer Team, Erin Cox, Natalie Moore and Jessica Dosseh; Top 100 Chapter; Top 3 Honors in Action Project; and Distinguished Chapter.
The regional awards include: Most Distinguished Chapter, First Finalist; Distinguished Honors in Action by Theme; Distinguished Honors in Action Project, Distinguished College Project; Distinguished Chapter Member, Eric Miller; Distinguished Chapter Officer, Natalie Moore; Distinguished Chapter Officer Team; Paragon Awards for Advisors, Krista Bradshaw; Distinguished Chapter; Regional Service Project; Regional Honors in Action Project; Regional Super Stars; Hall of Honor, Natalie Moore and Eric Miller; Five Star Chapter Award; and Co-hosting Chapter Award.
York Tech’s Yolanda Wilson who serves as the College’s Associate Vice President for Business, Computer, Arts and Sciences Division was named Distinguished Administrator internationally and regionally among North and South Carolina. Krista Bradshaw, who serves as an English instructor at the College and adviser to the chapter, was named as the SC Phi Theta Kappa Advisor of the Year, among the 16 schools in the South Carolina Technical College System.
“Our chapter is extremely grateful for the awards and recognition we have received and appreciative of those who have supported us along the way,” said Bradshaw.
Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree-granting colleges and helping them to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 10 nations.
To be eligible for active membership a student must be enrolled in an associate degree program, and must have completed 12 semester hours toward the degree with a 3.5 cumulative grade point ratio.