KOKOMO, Ind. — The Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region Phi Theta Kappa chapter, Alpha Phi Pi, and its members earned several awards at the honor society’s annual Indiana Region Convention held March 4–6 in Jasper:
Alayne Cook | Distinguished Advisor
Ethan Heicher | Distinguished Paragon Advisor Award and Horizon Award
Darla Waite | Most Outstanding Chapter Officer
Tabitha Jones | Most Outstanding Chapter Member
Jessica Roberts | Outstanding Alumni Member
Alpha Phi Pi | Distinguished Honors in Action
Alpha Phi Pi | Most Outstanding Officer Team
Alpha Phi Pi | Outstanding Chapter
Alpha Phi Pi | 5 Star Chapter Development Plan
Alpha Phi Pi | Indiana Participation
Officers for the Alpha Phi Pi chapter who were honored with the Most Outstanding Officer Team Award include Darla Waite, president; Vicky Pierce, vice president of scholarship; Jennifer Hunter, vice president of service; Andrea Sexton, vice president of fellowship; Nancy Kowalczuk, vice president of leadership; Christopher Groves, public relations officer; Ian Buchanan, secretary; and Douglas Vanata, treasurer. The chapter includes students from the Kokomo, Peru and Wabash campuses and recently inducted 186 new members at a February induction ceremony.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in higher education with 1,250 chapters on college campuses 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, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions. More than two million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 100,000 students inducted annually. Phi Theta Kappa’s Indiana Region has 25 chapters across the state.