UTICA -- Two St. Lawrence County residents were recently inducted into the Lambda Beta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Mohawk Valley Community College. The following students were inducted:
• Adrian Avallone, Harrisville, majoring in aviation maintenance.
• Benjamin Hughes, Gouverneur, majoring in the A&P Program.
In addition to academic excellence, Phi Theta Kappans take part in many community activities, as well as helping with various activities at MVCC.
Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society which serves to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year College students while providing opportunities for individual growth and development through academic, leadership, and service programming. It is the largest honor society in American higher education, having been established in 1918 by two Missouri two-year college presidents.
Phi Theta Kappa continues to promote Leadership, Scholarship, Fellowship and Service, while becoming the largest honor society in higher education with more than 2.5 million members and 1,275 chapters located in all 50 of the United States, U.S. territories, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Germany, and the Republic of Palau.