Riverland's Phi Theta Kappa chapter wins major awards

Published 1:10 pm Saturday, April 13, 2019 Written by Austin Daily Herald

PTKOut of 1,300 chapters in nine countries, Riverland Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa Zeta Eta chapter honors student organization has been named a Distinguished Chapter at the 2019 Phi Theta Kappa International Catalyst convention in Orlando, Florida, this past weekend.

This coveted award is the greatest honor a Phi Theta Kappa chapter can receive and recognizes chapters with the highest combined score of its Honors in Action and college project Hallmark Award submissions.

This year, Zeta Eta’s Honors in Action project focused on building empathy skills with IJ Holton Intermediate School students. The College Project focused on retention with peer mentoring between Phi Theta Kappa and Honors students and students who were struggling academically. Zeta Eta was in the top five in the country for the College Project.

Read Full Article at Austin Daily Herald