CFCC’s Honor Society Named to Top 100 chapters worldwide

The Cape Fear Community College chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently won several major awards at the international conference held last weekend.

During the conference, which was held on April 24-25 in Orlando, FL, CFCC’s chapter was named among the “Top 100″ chapters out of over 1250 chapters worldwide.

CFCC garnered other awards including a “Distinguished Chapter” ranking, given to only 37 out of over 1250 chapters worldwide. CFCC also earned a “Distinguished College Project” award for a quiz bowl event that was held earlier this year. CFCC student Billy Koch earned a distinguished officer award and chapter advisor John Schulte earned the Paragon Award.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in higher education with 1,285 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, plus Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions. Nearly 3 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 131,000 students inducted annually.