Beta Lambda Mu Chapter garners many honors

Published on: May 21, 2007

Lone Star College–CyFair’s Beta Lambda Mu Chapter returned from the annual of Phi Theta Kappa International Convention in Nashville, Tennessee with numerous chapter and individual honors.

Among the chapter honors are First Runner-up to Most Distinguished Chapter, Service Hallmark Award, Leadership Hallmark Award and Scholarship Hallmark Award. Beta Lambda Mu Chapter was also named among the Top 100 Chapters and earned Beta Alpha Continued Excellence Award, which is given to chapters that are distinguished chapters for more than three years.

Among the individual honors earned this year are Megan Voltz, who received the Distinguished Chapter President honor, Vice President of Student Success Dr. Earl Campa, who received the Administrator Award of Distinction and chapter advisor Jeff Edwards, who received the Mosal Award, which is given to encourage personal professional development of advisor with financial support.

“We are very proud of our chapter members and all the work that they have accomplished this year,” said  Sandra Harvey, who serves as chapter advisor with Edwards, Cindy Harris and Esther Robinson.  “The officers are a superb team. I personally am very proud of them. They are great leaders and they will be very successful in whatever career paths they choose.”

Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two-Year College, has recognized academic excellence in the two-year college since 1918. The Society is comprised of more than 1,200 chapters at community, technical and junior colleges worldwide. Membership is based primarily upon academic achievement. The organization offers a myriad of opportunities for scholarships, intellectual enrichment and personal development through programs based on the Society's Hallmarks.

This year, nearly 500 chapters competed for the Society’s most coveted awards. Complete lists of awards winners as well as award category descriptions are available at www.ptk.org/hallmarks/.