Bright Stars Shine at Harford Community College

The Rho Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor society of two-year colleges at Harford Community College, inducted new members into the honor society on October 9. The Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students. To be eligible for membership into the Rho Beta Chapter, a student must have completed 12 credit hours at HCC and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5.

Ms. A. Price-Jones, former HCC Board of Trustee member and Phi Theta Kappa alum, delivered the keynote address. Dozens of family members and friends of the inductees attended the hour-long event and enjoyed refreshments after the ceremony.

The following students were formally inducted into the Rho Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa: Gabrielle Chenworth, Dylan Cushner, Madison D’Ambrosio Day, Taemra Elias, Joanna Letke, William Mitchell, Grace Northwood, Rebecca Privette, Elizabeth Rhoades, Syiera Scrugs, Alex Sheppard, Dwana Smith, Marissa Smith, Barbara Thomas, Lisa Tilley, Brendan Tuohey, Samuel Walton, and Savannah Walton.  Photos of the event are available at SmugMug.

The Executive Officers for 2018-2019 are Hope Timoll, President; Lynnette Mitchell-Grady, Executive Vice President; Savannah Blythe, Vice President of Chapter Events; Emily Martin, Vice President of Public Relations; Moriah Yousefi, Vice President for Scholarly Projects & Research; Krista Wilcox, Administrative Vice President; and Corbin Topf, Vice President of Leadership.

For more information on Harford Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society, Rho Beta Chapter, call 443-412-2076 or email


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