Members of Catawba Valley Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently attended a regional convention in Wilmington, NC and earned numerous recognitions.
The chapter won a total of nine awards, including recognition as a Four Star Chapter. Chapter president Megan Marlowe, vice president Johnny Vang and treasurer Chris Canipe presented a session on the online portfolio and professional development program Competitive Edge.
Awards won by the chapter include:
- Carolinas Region Service Project Awards, “Connecting the Carolinas Through Service!”
- Carolinas Region Honors in Action Project Awards, “Theme 2: Ideas and Ideologies as Frontiers: What frontiers of thought shape the world? (Transgender Issues)”
- Carolinas Super Stars
- Distinguished College Project Award
- Carolinas Region Distinguished Service Award, which was accompanied by a $250 scholarship to be used at a future Carolina’s Region event
- eNewsletter Award
- Most Improved Chapter, Honorable Mention
Individuals earning recognition include:
- Tonya Stephens – Horizon Award for Advisors
- Megan Marlowe – 5 Star Competitive Edge Member
- Johnny Vang – 5 Star Competitive Edge Member
- Chris Canipe – 3 Star Competitive Edge Member
Due in part to their accomplishments as CVCC students and as Phi Theta Kappa officers, Marlowe has been offered scholarships at Campbell University and Vang at UNC Chapel Hill.
Phi Theta Kappa members have opportunities to participate in campus and community events. They are also eligible for scholarships at four-year institutions that are available exclusively to Phi Theta Kappa members.