PRCC PTK chapters earn Five Star status

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The two Phi Theta Kappa chapters at Pearl River Community College have achieved Five Star Chapter status.The designation is the organization highest and was awarded to the Beta Tau Gamma chapter at the Forrest County Center and the Iota Mu chapter on the Poplarville campus.Representatives of both chapters attended the PTK Mississippi/Louisiana Regional Convention March 2 and 3 at Mississippi Delta Community College in Moorhead.Will Smith of Hattiesburg was elected regional webmaster, succeeding Kimberly Williams of Oak Grove in that office.Order of the Golden Key awards went to Pamela Snyder of the Dixie community, Beta Tau Gamma chapter; and Jaci Aymond of Purvis, Iota Mu chapter.The Beta Tau Gamma chapter won first place in the Technology category for the Honors Study Topic Issue AwardslThe Iota Mu chapter was runner-up for the David Leonard Travel Award.Advisers for the Beta Tau Gamma chapter are Doug Donohue, Dr. Ryan Ruckel and Dr. Terri Ruckel. Stephanie Lee is adviser for the Iota Mu chapter.