Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members

Seventy new members were recently inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College. Phi Theta Kappa was established in 1918 to honor two-year college students and boasts more than 1,200 chapters today. The Carolinas region includes 75 active chapters in the two-state area. Piedmont Tech’s Omega Chi chapter became the first among South Carolina’s technical colleges in 1974.

New members from Abbeville County are Codi Lynne Crawford, Tonia Darlene O'Bannon, Kaylyn Beth Sparks and Charles Allen Trotter, all of Abbeville; and Elijah Bleu Hozey and Kirbie Schanen Leverette of Calhoun Falls.

Joining the group from Edgefield County are Rachel Raines and Lisa D. Winn of Edgefield; and Christine S. Burns of Trenton.

Greenwood County members include Aaron F. Walker of Bradley; Rachel McColl Bowick, Alene Cline Brothers, Alice Nicole Coats, Debra Seymour Dennin, Angela Cannon Gambrell, Candida Anna Hutchinson, Skyler Drew Inman, Jennifer Johnson, LaZandra Maia Johnson, Alisha May Keathley, Joel Howard Kingsland, Beverly Robin Nelson, Michael Wayne Quarles, Todd A. Raugh, Dantravious Deshun Williams, Jermiah Mar'sha Williams, Robert Michael Winter and Kristin Marie Young, all of Greenwood; Kaylynn L. Knight, Patricia Grey Lamb, Kinsli Ann Marie Parkman, Kenneth W. Price and Tammy Capps Walker, all of Ninety Six; and Kathryn Jena Slentz, Joseph Weston Smith and Brandon Paul White of Ware Shoals.

Laurens County representatives are John B. Madden, Misty Michelle Mashburn and Victoria Gordon Smith of Clinton; Twanisha Anshell Cofield, Christie Garrett, Cassondra Brooke Sullivan and Melissa Gibbs Taylor of Gray Court; Narmen Abojamoos, Ptia Shenae Patterson and Kevin Alexander Wheeler of Laurens; and Jason Everett Allen and Travis Earston Burton of Waterloo.

Representing McCormick County are Rachael Ann Moss and Hanna Shea Wilkie, both of McCormick.

New members from Newberry County are Frances Watson McGinn of Little Mountain; Paula Annette Quattlebaum Dudley, LeDonna Renee Durrance, Michelle L. Griffen, Amanda Jean Larsen, Alaina Nicole Peet, April Cherie Smith, Brenda R. Trapp, all of Newberry; Patrick Odell Fulmer of Pomaria; and Rickey H. Waites of Silverstreet.

Members from outside the college’s seven-county support area are Timothy Seamus Cassidy, Carlton Dwayne Coble, Tiffany Rose Edwards, Julia Joyce Hale, Amanda Rochelle Heath, Ebony Tivonda McAlister, William Fred Morgan, Raymond Preston Ridgeway, Jesse Scott Speight and Rachel Cleland Willis.