PDCCC students among Phi Theta Kappa members recognized

Published 5:54 pm Thursday, April 25, 2019

By Wendy Harrison


Janvi Jadeja of Franklin was among the students who were honored for commitment to academic excellence and public service at the Phi Theta Kappa 2019 All-Virginia Academic Team Awards Program in Richmond.

Jadeja represented the Omega Zeta Chapter of PTK at Paul D. Camp Community College, where she is a general studies major and a work study student in the Library Learning Commons on the Franklin Campus. She plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in computer science and to secure a job in that field. Lilly Balderson was also recognized, but not present. She spent a summer interning with NASA and has transferred to Virginia Commonwealth University to pursue a doctorate in chemistry or engineering.

To be eligible for PTK, the international society of the two-year colleges and academic programs, a student must have completed of at least 12 hours of associate degree course work with a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Being a member is prestigious and affords additional opportunities to students such as scholarships.

Members were presented medallions during the event for their achievements.

For more information about Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, visit www.ptk.org.

WENDY HARRISON is the media specialist for PDCCC. Contact her at wharrison@pdc.edu.