NPC honors society earns 11 awards at regional conference

By Staff Reports
This article was published March 19, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

National Park College's Alpha Beta Psi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society recently attended the 2017 Phi Theta Kappa Oklahoma/Arkansas regional meeting and received 11 awards.

The meeting was held at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. Alpha Beta Psi was a host chapter and led a dynamic welcoming activity.

PTK officers Howard Cheresnick, Melissa Krafft, and Michelle Godwin attended the meeting, along with members Anna Archer and Karl Lowry. They were accompanied by their advisers, Rebekah Robinette and Samantha Christian.

In addition to networking with other chapters in the region, students heard from speakers on topics such as immigration and international trade. Students met with regional candidates and cast their votes to elect new regional officers.

Godwin was elected secretary of the Oklahoma/Arkansas Region Alumni Association and Robinette was elected vice president/president elect of the Advisor's Association for the Oklahoma/Arkansas Region.

During the awards banquet, Alpha Beta Psi was the recipient of multiple awards for the 2016-2017 Hallmark Awards entry period, including Five Star Chapter, Five Star Chapter -- for two years running, Distinguished Chapter Officer Team Award top five, College Project Hallmark Award, top five, Oklahoma-Arkansas Region Host Chapter and runner-up for the Distinguished Chapter Advisor Team Award.

Godwin received a Distinguished Chapter Officer top five award. Nannette Crane-Post was named Most Distinguished Advisor.

Robinette was the runner-up for the Paragon Award for New Advisors. Christian and Robinette were both recognized with the Horizon Award for up-and-coming advisers.

School on 03/19/2017
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