RALEIGH, N.C. (November 20, 2015) - Some of Wake Tech’s best and brightest were inducted into the Beta Alpha Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa tonight. The international honor society for two-year colleges offers opportunities for scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship for students. Sixty-seven students in Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree programs were inducted in a ceremony that featured Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes. Her message inspired inductees: “In case you don’t hear it often enough – I’m proud of you!”
Chapter Vice President Mitchell LaValley talked about the many service activities the group has participated in and expectations for the coming year. He also led the installation of new officers.
Students must maintain a 3.7 grade point average to be eligible for membership. This year’s inductees include:
Annick Le Goff
Nixzali Salcedo Pena
Laura Lorente Saez
Stephanie Van Winkle
The induction ceremony was broadcast live via Periscope. It featured musical entertainment by the AFA Guitar Ensemble (Jason Brust, Director) and the AFA Vocal Ensemble (Dr. Katharine Boyes Gilleland, Director). Chapter Advisors include Michelle Capps, Beverly Carapelle, Steven Hill, Sharon Johnson, Dr. Jan-Pierre Kamuabo, and Rhonda Thomason.