Twenty-Seven Inducted into JWCC Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

JWCC main campus building
February 25, 2020

Twenty-seven students were inducted into John Wood Community College’s Alpha Tau Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society during a formal ceremony Thursday, February 20.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recognizes and encourages scholarship among students at two-year colleges. Inductees must have completed 12 semester hours of associate degree work, have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale and be currently enrolled at JWCC.

JWCC Vice President of Instruction Laurel Klinkenberg presented the welcome and addressed the inductees. PTK advisors, Jennifer Grindstaff and Maria Richmiller, installed the new inductees and officers. New officers inducted are Alaina Voss (vice-president), Mary Farmer (vice-president of scholarship), and Alpha Cepeda (secretary). Also participating in the ceremony was Grace Zanger, vice-president of service.

JWCC students inducted during the ceremony were as follows:

Stephanie Seidelman and Jordan Walston of Barry

Kendra Obert of Camp Point

Madison Reuschel of Coatsburg

Megan Liggett and Kaela Wellman of Fowler

Wesley Bradshaw of Griggsville

Taylor Bringer of LaGrange, Mo.

Joshua Green of Liberty

Alaina Voss of Mendon

Christopher Osborn of Monroe City, Mo.

Sydney Bauer, McKinley Jennings and Michelle Taylor of Pittsfield

Anna Peters of Plainville

Vincent Bowen, McKenzie Brummell, Andrea Campfield, Alpha Cepeda, Austin Costigan, Drew Figge, Logan Freiburg, Lauren Grant, Dakota Kilgore, Kailey Owsley, Rachel Smith and Carson Triplett of Quincy

John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today's needs and tomorrow's opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees, certificates, and personal enrichment courses.