The Eta Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa received seven awards including the Five Star Chapter, which is the highest distinction given to a chapter at the 95th Annual Phi Theta Kappa International Convention held in San Jose, CA.
Eta Omega was also recognized as a Top 100 Chapter, Distinguished Chapter, Distinguished Honors in Action Project Award, Distinguished Theme Award (Honors in Action: Theme 8-Making the Grade: Competition and Education), and Distinguished Chapter Officer Award – Jedd Moak.
To receive a Distinguished Chapter Award, a chapter must submit entries for Scholarship, Leadership and Service. Selection is based solely on the written entries for these Hallmark Awards. As many as 25 chapters may be receive this award.
Eta Omega President Jedd Moak of Wesson received the Distinguished Chapter President Award. Selection is made on the basis of the recipient's demonstration of leadership, involvement in the chapters' programs, friendship with fellow officers and enthusiasm for the Society's Hallmarks.
The Distinguished Honors in Action Project Award recognizes the top chapters whose Honors in Action Project entries demonstrated excellence in academic research into the Honors Study Topic, leadership roles and leadership development activities, service learning and collaboration.
Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two-Year College, has recognized academic excellence in the two-year college since 1918. The Society is comprised of more than 1,250 chapters at community, technical and junior colleges in all 50 of the United States, in Canada, Germany, U.S. Territories, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, the United Arab Emirates, the Republic of Palau and the British Virgin Islands, making it the largest and most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges. Membership is based primarily upon academic achievement.
The organization offers a myriad of opportunities for scholarships, intellectual enrichment and personal development through programs based on the Society's Hallmarks