Central Arizona College recently inducted 41 students into Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society of two-year colleges, during a special induction and honors recognition ceremony. Students being inducted to PTK have earned a 3.5 GPA or higher.
Abby Atonal Rodriguez, chief project officer for the Arizona region, and Kyran Soriano, co-vice president of the northern region for Arizona, provided the welcome. Sean Coronel, director of student services at the San Tan Campus, delivered the keynote address.
Mr. Coronel told inductees, “If you put something out in the universe, good or bad, it will come back to you. No matter what your current circumstances are, if you can imagine something better for yourself, you can create it.”
He added, “You had the thought and or belief that you could or wanted to be in PTK. You had the potential and proved it with your high GPA and leadership skills. You took the action and applied to the program and the results are this. Congratulations.”
The fall 2019 PTK inductees are: Jay Almquist, Aidan Altamirano, Brittany Austin, Izzy Bravo, Melissa Brown, Dante Brubeck, Rebekah Calvert, Jose Carrillo, Demetria Carter, Ashley Cash, Deborah Ceballos, Jacob Farrow, Frank Gallego, Bailey Gastineau, Katie Gillespie, Stephanie Goodman, Kalee Harris, Nathan Henthorn, Summer Herman, Tegan Homol, Briley Hoyt, Kari Hunter, Julianna Juarez, Leviathan Lee, Shaina Lewis, Avery Luna, John Maldonado, Sarah Marsh, \Martha Meraz, Laura Moore, Martha Perez, Flora Peters, Brittany Petersen, Josue Ponce, Gustavo Salas-Lopez, Caitlin Secrist, Katrina Trast, Maria Vazquez, Kelsey Winquist, Raya Woods, Skyler Wyly.
Editor's note: Angela Askey, is CAC's executive director of public relations and marketing.