The Alpha Gamma Zeta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society recently inducted 46 new members. Guest speaker for the induction ceremony was Dr. Catherine O’Brien, San Jacinto College associate vice chancellor for learning, who reflected on her time as a PTK member in college and the experiences it afforded her. 

PTK is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2 million members and 1,200 chapters located in 50 United States, U.S. territories, Canada, and Germany.

Inductees present included: Manisha Kaushal Adhikari, Shanna Adkins, Savannah Amaro, Anastasia Balciunas, Katelynn Barlow, Aimee Brewer, Scotti Brown, Alexa Burridge, Brenda Cardenas, Jennifer Cepeda, Adrian Chapa, Jessica Clakley, Kenneth Clay, Laura Culp, Danielle Darko, Elizabeth Dimopoulos, Ana Estrada, Kristen Fields, Heidi Golabian, Sarah E. Guajardo, Stephanie Gutierrez, Malek Haver, Taylor Howard, Darion Lindsey, Austin Martin, Michael Jacoby, Ryan McGuire, Valerie Mendoza, Breana Montero, Sausan Haj Muhammad, Brittany Nelson, Lauren Palms, Kevin Phillips, Phillip Rainbolt, Christa Robbins, Ahmad Shraim, Hannah Tang, Nabeeh Tawalbeh, Amir Timani, Daisy Valdespino, Kayla Voisin, Quyen Vu, Elia Torres, Trung Vu, Razzmon Williams, and Haley Williams. Photo credit: Andrea Vasquez, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.


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Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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