Middlesex County College Inducts 78 Students Into Local Chapter Of International Honor Society

EDISON—The Upsilon Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted 78 new members at Middlesex County College. The students were recognized for their academic achievement, leadership abilities and service to their community and college.

“We are very pleased to recognize the accomplishments of this distinguished group of students,” said Professor Yvonne Sisko of the English Department, one of the three faculty chapter advisors. “Membership in Phi Theta Kappa may entitle these students to apply for millions of dollars of scholarship aid awarded by four-year institutions throughout the United States, scholarship money that is specifically reserved for Phi Theta Kappa students who have graduated from two-year colleges.”


Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is open to students who have earned at least 12 but not more than 42 degree credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.5.

“There are limitless opportunities for our students who earn membership in this honor society,” Sisko said. “Phi Theta Kappa membership is the reward for academic achievement and service.”


From Edison, front row, left to right: Stacey LeBrocq, Nidhi Jashi, Shuang Tian, Lyudmila Belayeava, Naomi Kammer. Standing:  Anthony Morone, Kevin Wisniewski, Katelyn Seyffart, Brian Banawa, Matthew McGuigan, Jacqueline Camacho, Melissa Wright, Gordon Wilson, Sheema Syed.


From Woodbridge, front row, left to right: Rameen Chaudhry, Seanelle Royer, Corrine Pusillo, Syed Shah, Akshita Alaigh. Standing: Darlene Gillet, April Nigro, Ashley Butvilla, Virginia Borough, Kathleen Cicalese, Daniel Snyder, Edson Cornejo.


From Highland Park: JoAnn Miller.


From Old Bridge: Kesley Ford.


From Metuchen, left to right: Garmen Yuen, Whitney Ng.


From Carteret: Umair Irshad, Jefferson Benites.

Photos courtesy of Middlesex County College

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