Manchester, CT – December 19, 2005 . . . Lynne Vergalitto of Norwich, a student at Manchester Community College, has been named a recipient of the 2005 Phi Theta Kappa National Dean’s List Scholarship. A total of 55 community college students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands, and one international student, were selected.
The National Dean’s List is a prestigious compilation of honor students in two-year and four-year degree programs. By virtue of membership in Phi Theta Kappa, all new inductees are automatically nominated for the National Dean’s List. All 55 recipients of the National Dean’s List Scholarship are chosen by random search to receive a $250 scholarship.
“The National Dean’s List Scholarship rewards students who have demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to improving their communities,” explains Rod A. Risley, Phi Theta Kappa Executive Director. “Lynne exemplifies the outstanding students enrolled not only at Manchester Community College, but at community colleges everywhere.”
Phi Theta Kappa is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious honor society serving two-year and community colleges in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, and U.S. territorial possessions. Approximately 100,000 students are inducted annually in the Society’s 1,200 chapters.
Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.