New members inducted into PTK and KBD honor societies

04 March 2019

On Feb. 28, the annual joint induction ceremony for Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) and Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) honored 20 new inducted members into PTK and six inducted members in KBD.

PTK new inductees were Kiauna Behee, Serena Blaske, Morgan Bullinger, Jacob Crabb, Jenna Fitzsimmons, Lori Gilley, Remyngton Green, Haley Gleason, Tal Hartley, Spencer Heise, Luke Hurt, Ashley Jorns, Dominick Kratzer, Lupe Lopez, MaKayla Michael, Brooke Smith, Garrett Smith, Tatyana Trufanova, Adam Ward, and Camryn Youngers.

KBD inductees were Morgan Bullinger, Jordan Doss, Elijah Gatlin, Lori Gilley, Tal Hartley, and Kendell Hutchison.
Presiding officers of the two honor societies welcomed the new inductees and provided an overview of their respective chapters to begin the ceremony before each newly inducted member was announced. Robin Macy, a founding member of the female country group the Dixie Chicks, and current Director of Bartlett Arboretum in Belle Plaine, KS, served as the guest speaker.

The ceremony was attended by family and friends of the inductees in addition to PCC faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees. PTK Charter President, Linda Broce was also in attendance.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in higher education with nearly 1,300 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, plus Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, 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 3.5 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 130,000 students inducted annually.

Kappa Beta Delta is an honor society for business, management and administration majors at accredited two-year schools. Kappa Beta Delta member institutions are accredited through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

For more information about Phi Theta Kappa, contact chapter adviser Trisha Jackson at For more information about Kappa Beta Delta, contact chapter adviser Carol Ricke at