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ECC Honor Society Wins Regional Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won 16 awards at the recent Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Regional Convention.

Three students and Advisor Tamara Frank-Pourvady represented ECC’s chapter, Alpha Omega Nu, at the annual convention held March 11-13 in Columbia, SC. At this conference, chapters and individuals are recognized for their hard work throughout the year.

ECC’s chapter received the following awards:

Individual Awards

  • Distinguished Chapter Member – Honorable Mention, Peggy Nash
  • Alumni Award – Melanie Goff Bradley
  • Hall of Honor Certificate – Peggy Nash
  • Alumni Hall of Honor Certificate – Melanie Goff Bradley
  • Alumni Hall of Honor Certificate – Phyllis Williams
  • Horizon Award (for advisors) – Tamara Frank-Pourvady

Chapter Awards

  • Five-Star Chapter
  • Carolinas Super Star (for involvement in regional events)
  • Excellence in Regional Honors in Action Project
  • Excellence in Regional Service Project
  • Best in Theme (Category), Honors in Action Project
  • Best Honors in Action Project (Overall) – Honorable Mention
  • Best College Project – Honorable Mention
  • Yearbook Award
  • Best eNewsletter Award
  • Communication Award

Edgecombe Community College’s honor society has been a Five-Star chapter since 1996 and a Carolinas Super Star chapter since this award was established in 2000. Typically, only about 16 chapters achieve Five-Star and Super Star designation.

To be a member of Phi Theta Kappa, students must have completed 12 credit hours in an associate degree program and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students must then maintain at least a 3.25 grade point average to remain in the group.