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Cayuga Students Join National Honor Society

DATE: 04-15-2003

On Sunday, April 6, in an afternoon ceremony held at the college's Auburn campus, 51 students of Cayuga Community College were inducted into the Omicron Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for two-year colleges. The inductees were students at the College's main campus in Auburn and its Fulton Center extension in Oswego County.

Dennis Golladay, president of the college, and Philip Gover, vice president of academic and student affairs, welcomed the inductees. English professor Robert Brunell and psychology professor Michael Zich were guest speakers.

To be invited to join Phi Theta Kappa, students must have a grade point average of 3.65 out of a possible 4.0. They may be full-time students or part-time students who have completed at least 24 credit hours of study. An essay or interview is part of the selection process for inductees. Leadership skills and service to the community are among the goals of the Phi Theta Kappa experience; Omicron Gamma members have organized projects to support a number of charitable and civic organizations in the area.

Students inducted were: Jennifer Ambrose, Amy Barrette, Valerie Becker, Veronica Beverley, Colleen Borland, Dina Bukolt, Adam Campbell, Tim Casella, Lu Cross, Anthony DeAngelis, Kathryn DeChick, John Dmytrenko, Hider El-Hage II, Tina Finlayson, Margaret Gauthier, Laura Harmon, Diane Hildreth, Emily Hoercher, Joey Houghtaling, Christopher Ingersoll, Jennifer Janas, Kathleen Kane, Jennifer Kilmer, Travis Kimball, Jennifer Larsen, Wendy Lawton, Jennifer Lubaszewski, Kelly Lyon, Tina Malcott, Rhonda McEvers, Stefanie Osborn, Peter Parenteau, Donald Parker, Trevor Peryea, Michele Phillips, Kelly Rafferty, Tonya Reynolds, Walker Reynolds, Michael Rowe, R. Gregory Sears, Tina Shrimpton, Carl Strickland IV, Jaclyn Sullivan, Adam Sumislawski, Shari Townsend, Tara Trovato, Jesse Updike, Stephanie West, Shawn Withrow, Jeffrey Wooster, and Veronica Zappala.