A total of 28 students participated in the spring induction ceremony of Phi Theta Kappa, the national community college honor society, at College of the Mainland. Members of Phi Theta Kappa, a national community college honor society, must meet its academic standards including completing 12 credit hours and earning a 3.5 GPA.

COM’s chapter, Sigma Delta, inducted Natasha Achord, William Ayers, Jack Barber, Ceadric Bourgeois, Brittany Braun, Pam Castile, Viridiana Chacon, Heather Comer, Tina Floyd, Anita Gardea, Meredith Getteau, William Green, Taylor Hammill, Jeanette Henry, Rolanda Hill, Jalyn Howell, Christina Huss, Christopher Lescombes, Autumn Mason, Kristie Mata, Michelle McManama, Melissa Miles, Jayna Proffitt, Callie Rankin, Maricela Renovato, Andrew Ridenour, Levi Roady and Elmer Venzke.
“The honor society is by invitation only and those students who become eligible are being recognized for their academic achievement,” said Dr. Chris Allen, COM professor and PTK advisor. “Membership in the chapter gives them new opportunities to be eligible for scholarships and participate in leadership and community service projects.”

The induction guest speaker was the newly elected District IV Vice President Tammy Edmonds from the Alpha Alpha Rho Chapter of Lone Star College-North Harris.

COM’s chapter been named a Five Star Chapter for the last 17 years and is dedicated to developing leadership, service and academic excellence in students.

For more information about COM’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, visit www.com.edu/clubs.