Oakton honor society announces officers, inducts new members

(Nov. 5, 2018) The Oakton Community College chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (PTK) swore in nine new officers and inducted 105 new members at its Nov. 15 induction ceremony.

The Alpha Iota Phi chapter officers include President Gabija Ulcinaite (Morton Grove), Vice President for Scholarships Andrew Kostiv (Park Ridge), Vice President for Leadership Gabriel Dutra (Chicago), Vice President for Service Vlada Kirilenko (Glenview), Vice President for Fellowship Joshua Rodriguez (Skokie), Secretary Justin Oo (Niles), Treasurer Hernan Razo (Chicago), Public Relations Officer Angel Mary (Des Plaines) and Honors in Action Director John Timperley (Park Ridge).

“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.”

Oakton's 2018 inductees include the following students:

  • Santino Abbinanti
  • Kena Abo Alzahb
  • Carlos Acevedo
  • Jessica Adams
  • Ajmal Ahmed
  • Maliha Ahmed
  • Reem Alasali
  • Suleman Ali
  • Raina Allen
  • Amaar Amin
  • Jessica Barnes
  • Sem Belay
  • Migle Birmanaite
  • Ryan Boudart
  • Alexander Brennan
  • Adrian Carrazco
  • Christopher Chase
  • Mark Chavez
  • Crystal Christensen
  • James Cu
  • Adrian James Dela Cruz
  • Ronak Desai
  • Trinidad Diaz
  • Joshua Dimbert
  • Robert Dodan
  • Anna Domusiewicz
  • Modesto Duarte
  • Chingis Enkhbayar
  • Marina Feffer
  • George Florea
  • Jonathan Fonseca
  • Michaela Freitova
  • Jorge Frias
  • Ana Galvez Mendez
  • Sabrina Gavzy
  • Robin Goettsch
  • Izabela Golabek
  • Alicia Gonzalez
  • Jakub Gronkiewicz
  • Michelle Guerrier
  • Amena Hashmi
  • Rafael Hernandez
  • Seisho Hosotani
  • Asjad Husain
  • Martha Ingallinera
  • Julie James
  • Isidora Jovanovic
  • Erik Kell
  • Vutha Keo
  • Marina Khan
  • Timothy Kim
  • Yong Hyun Kim
  • Rohit Koliyatt
  • Rachel Koshy
  • Paul Kuhns
  • Zoe Lance
  • Stephen Landry
  • Kevin Lee
  • Claire McClintock
  • Misty McDorman Warfield
  • Fiona McLaughlan
  • Latrice Mular
  • Catherine Niewinski
  • Stephen Norte
  • Callan Padron
  • James Paisley
  • Rocco Pantaleo
  • Jeoungjun Park
  • Daivik Patel
  • Arbella Pera
  • Soniya Powathil
  • Charles Prangl
  • Giselle Renteria
  • Elizabeth Rideout
  • RobynRose Schulman
  • Ruiz Roque
  • Rustam Sadygov
  • Josekutty Saji
  • Raisa Salik
  • Marissa Scarbro
  • Ayesha Sharif
  • Shaad Binte Jaman Shopnil
  • Odavia Smith
  • Alexa Socha
  • Neerada Sojan
  • Oscar Solis
  • Amanda Stein
  • Matthew Strehler
  • Albin Sunny
  • Conrad Szczepanski
  • Chaitali Tailor
  • Javeria Tariq
  • Tarmudi Tarmudi
  • John Timperley
  • Delgermaa Tumendelger
  • Alice Tvishor
  • Pedro Umpire
  • Galyna Veletyk
  • Sarah Veliciu
  • Paula Viazzi
  • Elishea Walker
  • Christine Warta
  • Krzysztof Wiech
  • Laura Wojtul
  • Sargon Yako


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.

Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of community college students to grow as scholars and leaders. The society has more than 3.2 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in nine nations.