Prestigious Honor Society Inducted 41 MCC Students

Manchester, CT –June 6, 2006 . . . Phi Theta Kappa, the oldest and largest international honor society serving two-year colleges, inducted 41 students from Manchester Community College as members during the spring 2006 semester. The new inductees are:

Megan Clavie of Andover

Elizabeth Hurst of Andover

Tamara Jackson of Bloomfield

Lee Wah Chew of Canton

James Haynes of Colchester

Andrew Gumkowski of Cromwell

Aaron Dowden of East Hartford

Jeremy Scott of East Hartford

William Hitchko of Ellington

Cynthia Hodkevics of Glastonbury

Tara Echo of Hartford

Kimberley Churchill of Manchester

Karina Cowie-Rowley of Manchester

Noel Davenport of Manchester

Amy Kendall of Manchester

Donald Kendall of Manchester

Timothy McKee of Manchester

Kyle Milewski of Manchester

Vanessa Phillips of Manchester

Daniel Taylor of Manchester

Jacquelyn Vancour of Manchester

Melissa Marder of Marlborough

Signe Audinot of Melrose

Carol Peters of Pomfret Center

Marsha Sienna of Portland

Justin Dorazio of Rocky Hill

Heather Dowling of Simsbury

Lynne Alexander of South Windsor

Amy Cason of South Windsor

Joan Rivlin of South Windsor

Adam Dorl of Storrs

Michele Keys of Tolland

Paola Hoyos of Unionville

Rochelle Homelson-Meister of West Hartford

Philip Meister of West Hartford

Kevin Bardelski of Willimantic

Bernadette Franco of Windsor

Gerhard Franco of Windsor

Susan Haspeslagh of Windsor

Michael Howard of Windsor

William Rapp of Woodstock

Students who have established a GPA of 3.75 or above and have earned 12 credit hours at MCC are extended an invitation to join Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa is the only internationally acclaimed honor society for colleges offering associate degree programs.

Membership in Phi Theta Kappa offers students opportunities for leadership, fellowship, scholarship, and community services, as well as providing an intellectual climate for continued academic excellence. The winter 2005 induction at MCC recognized 54 new members.

Phi Theta Kappa has recognized academic excellence in the two-year college since 1918. Membership is based primarily upon academic achievement. Invitation to membership may be extended only by the local chapter at the institution in which the student is enrolled.

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.