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ECC Honor Society wins 10 awards

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Members of the Edgecombe Community College Phi Theta Kappa student honor society hold the awards the chapter received at the organization’s recent regional convention. From left are Hattie Bullock; Michael Parker Jr.; Melanie Goff Bradley (chapter alumna); and Tiffiny Wolf.

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From Contributed Reports

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won 10 awards at the recent Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Regional Convention.

Three students, a graduate and Advisor Tamara Frank-Pourvady represented ECC’s chapter, Alpha Omega Nu, at the annual convention held March 1-3 in Columbia, SC. At this conference, chapters and individuals are recognized for their hard work throughout the year.

ECC’s chapter received the following awards:

Chapter Awards

■ Five-Star Status (the highest level a chapter can attain)

■ Carolinas Super Stars (for a high level of involvement in the region)

■ Excellence in Regional Honors in Action Project

■ Excellence in Regional Service Project

■ Best in Theme (or Category), Honors in Action Project

■ Best eNewsletter

■ Best Yearbook

Individual Awards

■ Robert Lachapelle IV – Hall of Honor Certificate

■ Robert Lachapelle IV – Distinguished Chapter Member

■ Tamara Frank-Pourvady – Horizon Award (for advisors)

Edgecombe Community College’s honor society has been a Five-Star chapter since 1996 and a Carolinas Super Star chapter since this award was established in 2000. Typically, only about 16 chapters in the two-state Carolinas Region achieve Five-Star and Super Star designation.

To be a member of Phi Theta Kappa, students must have completed 12 credit hours in an associate degree program and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students must then maintain at least a 3.25 grade point average to remain in the group.

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