LAKEWOOD, CO – The Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Sigma, returned from a regional convention this past week with a number of distinguished awards:
Distinguished Chapter Member: Tyler Casias
Distinguished Chapter Officer: Savina Cancino
Distinguished Chapter Officer Team: Cody Oldham, Rebecca Winters and Savina Cancino
Distinguished College Project: The Fox Star Challenge-encouraging and recognizing students volunteering in the community
Distinguished Honors in Action Project: Study of the culture of competition among charitable organizations
Most Distinguished Chapter in the Region
In addition, the chapter earned Five-Star Chapter status, the highest level of chapter development.
“I’m so proud of this team,” said Carolyn Mattern, Advisor for RRCC’s chapter. “These achievements demonstrate the dedication and leadership of our students, who not only excel in academics, but are committed to serving our community.”
Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society for two-year colleges. Phi Theta Kappa’s mission is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students, and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programs. Membership into Phi Theta Kappa is by invitation, extended only to students who meet eligibility requirements. Founded in 1918, there are 1400 chapters worldwide.
More about Red Rocks Community College: Since 1969, Red Rocks Community College has educated students of all ages and backgrounds. RRCC offers more than 300 programs leading to two-year degrees or professional certificates and serves over 14,000 students per year at campus locations in Lakewood and Arvada. For further info please visit rrcc.edu.