Kishwaukee College welcomes new members to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society


MALTA — Kishwaukee College’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) inducted 11 new members this month during a virtual ceremony.
The Alpha Rho Eta chapter held its traditional candle-lighting induction and installation ceremony on Nov. 17 with college leadership welcoming the new inductees.
PTK is the largest honor society in higher education with more than 3.5 million members worldwide. The society recognizes academic achievement of two-year college students and provides them with opportunities to grow as scholars and leaders. To be eligible, students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework towards an associate degree and earn a 3.5 GPA or higher. Students must maintain a high academic standing throughout their enrollment at the College. Membership is by invitation only.

The following Kish students were inducted to PTK during the Fall 2020 ceremony:
Mallory Beck of Sycamore; Ericka Biekert of Oregon; Edwin Camargo of Genoa; Eddith Encho Endack; Eyanyeh of DeKalb; Christina Fisher of Kingston; Jennifer Gonzalez of Rochelle; Lisa Guzinski of Cortland; Zachary King of DeKalb; Melissa Laurie of Sycamore; Lilian Ndicu of Sycamore; and Kaitlynn Ost of Rochelle.
The Fall 2020 inductees and their guests were welcomed to the College by Kishwaukee College President, Dr. Laurie Borowicz, and Chapter Advisor, Tim Anderson. The induction ceremony was presided over by Past Chapter President Gwendolyn Papke. Also participating were the current officers of the Alpha Rho Eta chapter: Kaitlynn Ost, President; Eddith Encho Endack Eyanyeh, Vice President; Edwin Camargo, Hallmark Officer; Jennifer Gonzalez, Publicity Officer; and Katelyn Ackland, Recording Officer. Past Chapter President Gwendolyn Papke swore in the new officers.
For more information, contact Chapter Advisor and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Modern Languages, Tim Anderson, at or 815-825-9484.