Oakton honor society announces officers, inducts new members
(Nov. 30, 2017) The Oakton Community College chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (PTK) swore in five new officers and inducted 111 new members at its Nov. 16 induction ceremony.
The Alpha Iota Phi chapter officers include President Angelica Ramirez (Des Plaines), Co-Secretary/Treasurers Julian Zavala (Des Plaines) and Anthonia Osagie (Skokie), Director of Membership Faria Ameen (Des Plaines) and Enya Mulroy (Glenview), director of the Honors in Action Project.
“Congratulations to Oakton’s new PTK inductees for this recognition of their academic achievements,” says Program Assistant Simi Khurana, chapter advisor. “We are pleased to celebrate their successes and look forward to providing them even more meaningful engagement opportunities through honors activities, leadership training and service programming.”
Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of community college students to grow as scholars and leaders. The society is made up of more than 3.2 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in nine nations.
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Oakton’s Alpha Iota Phi chapter has inducted more than 4,000 members and alumni since 1984 and has consistently been recognized as an outstanding chapter. It earned the Five-Star Outstanding Chapter designation in 2015-16. The chapter also received Outstanding Officer Team recognition, won the Outstanding College Project award and earned a Paragon Award for the chapter advisor.