SC Technical College System honors Phi Theta Kappa
All-State Academic Team Members
South Carolina's 2012 Phi Theta Kappa
COLUMBIA (March 20, 2012) – The SC Technical College System recognized 20 students enrolled at colleges within the SC Technical College System who have been named to the Phi Theta Kappa South Carolina All-State Academic Team at a ceremony at the State House on Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
The students named to the South Carolina All-State Academic Team were selected by the Technical College presidents on the basis of academic performance, leadership accomplishments, and service to their Colleges and to their local communities.
The students named to the All-State Academic Team join an elite group. Less than one percent of America's six million two-year college students have distinguished themselves with this superior level of academic achievement and service to their colleges and communities.
The following students have been named to the 2012 South Carolina All-State Academic Team:
Aiken Technical College:
Alyce-Hannah Golderer and Faith M. Moore
Central Carolina Technical College:
Shelley Griffin and Felicia Permenter
Florence-Darlington Technical College:
Tina M. Martin and Donna Miles Pope
Greenville Technical College
Jordan Tyler Artale and Zachary Preston Rausch
Horry-Georgetown Technical College:
Midlands Technical College:
Nora Chinenye Okafor and Sheldon James Sumpter
Northeastern Technical College:
Whitney Hancock and Mary Susan Jenkins
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College:
Christopher B. Goff
Piedmont Technical College:
Kaylynn Leeann Knight and Marisa T. Ling
Spartanburg Community College:
Randall Joshua Wheeler
Technical College of the Lowcountry:
Benjamin Griffin, III
Williamsburg Technical College:
Ronald Lance Parker
York Technical College:
Phi Theta Kappa was founded in 1918 to emphasize and recognize academic excellence in two-year colleges. Today, Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 1.5 million members in the United States, U.S. territories, Canada and Germany.
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