50 students earn Phi Theta Kappa induction; Honors colloquium presentations begin today

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Fifty Central Arizona College students were rewarded for their excellence in the classroom on Thursday evening by being inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

The candlelight ceremony was held inside the Gloria R. Sheldon University Center on Central’s Signal Peak Campus.

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

The following students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa:

Natasha ArredondoRaymond BacaJamie BennettRebecca Billingslea
Weiling BojorquezJessica BowmanTerry BoyleHolly Clingan
Michael CrowderCharles Cuberly, IIJohn CurrierKathryn Dann
Eileen DillmanTiffany DolanEmma DunlapAlex Duval d’Adrran
Kelsey EarlyJoshua EdwardsRondald EvansAntonina Fears-Dull
A. Arianne FeldmillerRudy FloresMichele FrancisKaren Geldmacher
Christopher GuyChristopher HallColleen HalloranSusan Herman
Myriam HubbardThomas HuffDeseree Howard George Jackson
Cathy Jones-SmithTracie (Nicole) KentTrisha KnightMark Lambert
Arturo LopezColin LoweAfra MillerArlene Moore
Erica MorganJoylene PantojaBevela PhippsDawn Pryor
Regina RiderRochelle RiechDiana SalcidoJon Schaeffer
Jonathan Voyce Kayla Woehlecke

The convocation and induction also featured a pinning ceremony recognizing honors students completing colloquium projects this year. The presentations will take place April 21-26 at the Signal Peak Campus and Central’s Corporate Center in Casa Grande and are open to the public.

The following is a list of presentations with locations:

Ron Evans (Casa Grande, AZ/Azle High School in Texas)
Subject: Arizona Prison Gangs
Monday, April 21 (10-10:50 a.m.)
Signal Peak Campus (Building O, Room 217)

Rafe Kerckhof
Subject: Theories Behind the Concept of the Hybrid Ion Thruster
Monday, April 21 (Noon-12:50 p.m.)
Signal Peak Campus (Building O, Room 112)

Trevor DeJong (Arizona City, AZ/Home Schooled)
Subject: Manufacturing an Automotive Performance Part
Wednesday, April 23 (10-10:50 a.m.)
Signal Peak Campus (Building O, Room 217)

Jonathan Gill
Subject: Artificial Intelligence in Communication
Wednesday, April 23 (Noon-12:50 p.m.)
Signal Peak Campus (Building O, Room 112)

Austin Urton (Casa Grande, AZ)
Subject: Spanish Reflections: The Revival of Spanish Colonial Revival
Friday, April 25 (10-10:50 a.m.)
Signal Peak Campus (Building O, Room 217)

Matthew West
Subject: Effects and Therapeutic Uses of the Electromagnetic Spectrum on Biological Systems
Friday, April 25 at the Academic Symposium
Signal Peak Campus

Michael Evertsen
Subject: The Dark Side of the Accounting Profession
Friday, April 25 at the Academic Symposium
Signal Peak Campus

Jared Hatchard
Subject: Human vs. Natural Beauty: Pinal County, Our Home
Friday, April 25 at the Academic Symposium
Signal Peak Campus

Nicole Kent (Casa Grande, AZ)
Subject: Cinco de Mayo: A Comparison
Saturday, April 26 (9:30-10 a.m.)
Corporate Center (Room 135)


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