MANCHESTER, Conn. (April 29, 2020) – Four Manchester Community College students were named to the 2019-2020 Phi Theta Kappa All-Connecticut Academic Team. The All-Connecticut Academic Team recognizes the outstanding scholarly achievements and leadership accomplishments of students enrolled in Connecticut’s community and junior colleges.
This year’s MCC team members comprise Lisa Huynh, of East Hartford; Carter Klein, of Manchester; Diego Pichay, of South Windsor; and Michael Randazzo, of Hartford. The All-Connecticut Academic Team is one of the All-USA Community College qualifying teams sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, community college presidents and community colleges in 38 participating states. Team members each receive a medallion and a proclamation from the governor’s office, and they are eligible for the national All-USA Academic team, which awards scholarships.
About Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Upsilon Alpha Chapter
Founded in November 1918, Phi Theta Kappa is an internationally acclaimed honor society recognizing the academic achievement of associate degree students. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. MCC’s Alpha Upsilon Alpha was founded as a chapter in May of 1991 and has a proud history on campus. The Alpha Upsilon Alpha chapter continues to promote scholarship, develop leadership and service and cultivate fellowship among qualified students at Manchester Community College.