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OJC Press Release ID: 2781


Friday, April 20, 2018

Andrew Burton wins Colorado/Wyoming Regional Distinguished Chapter Officer Award

 

Andrew Burton, OJC sophomore, Aurora, Colo., was honored on March 10, 2018, at the Colorado/Wyoming Regional Phi Theta Kappa Convention in Cheyenne, Wyo., as a 2017- 2018 Distinguished Chapter Officer. Burton was nominated through the Hallmark Awards application process, and was chosen based on his embodiment of the Hallmarks of the Society which include, scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship, through Honors in Action and other chapter activities.

“Andrew has participated in so many aspects of our chapter. From volunteer work at the Grand Theater in Rocky Ford to leading and writing up the Honor’s in Action Project for our chapter of Phi Theta Kappa,” stated Advisor Wayne Beadles.

Burton is also an outstanding member of the President’s Leadership Program and a member of the Otero Junior College Men’s Soccer Team which won the 2017 Region IX Championship.

Attending the Colorado/Wyoming Regional Convention were members Misti Collins-Redd and Josh Collins Redd. Otero Junior College also achieved an award for being named a four-star chapter and competed in the College Project and Honor’s in Action Program.

Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year college students. Since its founding in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa has recognized the academic achievements of students in associate degree programs. The society has more than 1,280 chapters located in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, United Arab Emirates, and U.S. territories.

Approximately 135,000 of the most outstanding two-year college students are inducted into membership in Phi Theta Kappa each year. Phi Theta Kappa offers students opportunities for engaging in scholarly activities, earning academic scholarships, providing service to the community, developing and practicing leadership skills, and enjoying fellowship with other scholars.

For more information on PTK contact Advisor Wayne Beadles at 719-384-6836 or Wayne.Beadles@ojc.edu.

 

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Andrew Burton, OJC sophomore, Aurora, Colo., was honored on March 10, 2018, at the Colorado/Wyoming Regional Phi Theta Kappa Convention in Cheyenne, Wyo., as a 2017 – 2018 Distinguished Chapter Officer. Burton was nominated through the Hallmark Awards application process, and was chosen based on his embodiment of the Hallmarks of the Society. Jim Rizzuto, president of OJC, and Wayne Beadles, advisor, are shown presenting Burton with the award.







 

 

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