PTK inducts 30 new members in fall ceremony


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Welcome to Rho Omega PTK officers, advisors, and new inductees pose Oct. 10 after fall induction ceremony

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IVCC’s Rho Omega chapter of Phi Theta Kappa held its fall induction on Oct. 10, 2017.

Thirty members were added to the roster: Madeleine Anderson, Madison Bejster, Thomas Bickel, Kalysta Biskie, Stephanie Boehm, Nicholas Bollis, Jonathon Bourell, Michelle Buinickas, Cole Cameron, Lindsey Ceja, Tristan Chapman, Alana Cherry, Ryan Coon, Emmy Cunico, Lori Ganey, Lauren Giordano, Olivia Graham, Elizabeth Griffin, Brianna Hagenson, Bryanna Hoskins, Taylor Johnson, Elizabeth Kammer, Quinn Killian, Kari Kress, Alyssa McCauley, Madison Menzel, Andrew Noble, Emily Sampo, Emily Schneider and Lori Strader.
The chapter’s officers organized the ceremony.

Jill Urban-Bolis gave a keynote speech, telling her story of the obstacles she overcame to achieve her dreams and encouraging listeners to do the same.

Phi Theta Kappa is the honor society for two-year colleges, requiring at least a 3.5 grade point average. To be eligible, 12 credit hours of college credit must be completed.

The organization provides opportunities for community service, leadership, and scholarships.

IVCC holds an induction ceremony every spring and fall. Officers are elected in the spring.

This year’s officers are Kellsie Edgcomb, President; Paul Segovich, Vice President of Leadership; Stephanie Bias, Vice President of Membership; Bethany Black, Vice President of Communications; Martha Hoffman, Vice President of Fellowship; Akari Oya, Vice President of Scholarship; Isabella Warmack, Vice President of Community Service; Monica Joerger, Treasurer/Secretary.

Eric Schroeder and Aseret Loveland serve as advisors.

For more information on the organization, visit