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Blue Ridge Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Inducts 23 New Members

Several student members of Phi Theta Kappa at Blue Ridge Community College congratulate one another at the annual induction ceremony, which was hosted on Wednesday, April 13. (Photo Credit: Rich Keen, Blue Ridge Community College Marketing & Communications Dept.)

The Blue Ridge Community College chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Alpha Rho Upsilon, honored its newest members during the annual induction ceremony on Wednesday, April 13.

The organization inducted 23 members during the event hosted in the College’s Technology Education and Development Center. Seven inductees participated via the Zoom conferencing platform.

The inductees included:

Buncombe County
Heather Anderson, Nursing
Katy Sue Malt, Associate in Arts

Henderson County
Brianna Allen, Human Services Technology
Brittany Bell, Associate in Arts
Kevin Colin-Solano, Theater
Matthew Dunbar, Associate in Arts
Jesse Gerard, Associate in Science
Stevan Gosnell, Information Technology – Computer Programming and Development
Emma Heagney, CCP, Associate in Arts
Bradley Holden, Nursing
Alexandra Hradilova, Associate in Science
Sergio Islas, Office Administration
Ashley Parks, Accounting and Finance
Berit Raines, CCP, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship
Jordan Rector, CCP, Associate in Arts
McKenna Reed, CCP, Teacher Preparation
Emmaline Rice, CCP, Teacher Preparation
Garrett Rice, CCP, Teacher Preparation
Emma Robinson, Horticulture Technology
Katie Robinson, Human Services Technology, Social Services
Jessica Saunier, Esthetics Technology
Michael Spicer, Nursing
Tim Thew, Associate Degree Nursing – RIBN Program

Jackson County
Faith Potts, Interpreter Education

Polk County
Paula Aguilera, Business Administration

Stanly County
Roxanne Linnell, Office Administration

Rutherford County
Maya Phillips, Associate in Science

Transylvania County
Shannon Allison, Nursing
Natalie Fletcher, Visual Arts
Jessica Reigle, Accounting and Finance

Wake County
Ryan Clark, CCP, Teacher Preparation

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