On Thursday, March 27, 2013, the Phi Theta Kappa – Beta Upsilon Alpha Chapter at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical (SKYCTC), held an induction ceremony for 34 local students receiving the honor of membership. The event took place on the College’s Main Campus on Loop Drive in Bowling Green.

“This ceremony is a public acknowledgement of student achievement and academic excellence,” said SKYCTC Assistant Professor and Phi Theta Kappa sponsor Gary Crump.

To receive an invitation to join this Honor Society, students must have completed 12 credit hours of associate degree coursework, with at least a Grade Point Average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in American higher education with 1,275 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates, U.S. territorial possessions and Peru. More than 2.5 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 125,000 students inducted annually. Phi Theta Kappa is recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges as the official honor society of two-year colleges’.

Honored as inductees into the SKYCTC Phi Theta Kappa Chapter:


Narmin Aliyeva (Bowling Green, KY)

Kayode Ayeni  (Bowling Green, KY

Deborah Barrow (Morgantown, KY)

Jessica Beville (Bowling Green, KY)

Gabrielle Bristow (Bowling Green, KY)

Sjon-paul Brown (Bowling Green, KY

Ronald Burgett (Franklin, KY)

Bobby Burrell (Brownsville, KY)

Ricky Byrd (Franklin, KY)

Melissa Cardwell (Roundhill, KY)

Carol Cary (Franklin, KY)

Tristan Evans (Morgantown, KY)

Joanna Freeman (Bowling Green, KY)

Jeffrey Goodwin (Brownsville, KY)

Megan Hewitt (Scottsville, KY)

Denise Jordan (Smiths Grove, KY)

John Kirckpatrick II (Bowling Green, KY)

Raymond Klein (Russellville, KY)

Bethany Kotelnicki (Bowling Green, KY)

Heather Lawrence (Bowling Green, KY)

Stephanie Meador (Bowling Green, KY)

Daniel Neukomm (Smiths Grove, KY)

Abbey Pais (Franklin, KY)

Crystal Powell (Munfordville, KY)

Ashley Reeves (Auburn, KY)

Julia Reinstedler (Bowling Green, KY)

Michael Schonschack (Horse Cave, KY)

Jonathon Spry (Bowling Green, KY)

Amber Thomason (Glasgow, KY)

Griffin Turner (Glasgow, KY)

Israel Vargas (Russellville, KY)

Branden Vetter  (Tompkinsville, KY)

Justin Whittington (Bowling Green, KY)

Lori Womack (Bowling Green, KY)