(Steve Lemmons, Temple College)

(Steve Lemmons, Temple College)

Temple College’s Lambda Theta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society welcomed 55 new members during its 2022 induction ceremony.

PTK is the international honor society for students in two-year colleges. To be considered for membership, a student needs to maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average and complete at least 12 semester credit hours of coursework that may be applied to an associate degree.

Guest speakers for the induction ceremony included Dr. Christy Ponce, Temple College President, and and Alya Mansoor, the District V Vice President for the Texas Region of PTK.


New Phi Theta Kappa inductees are: John Anderson, Tyley Arledge, Daisy Arteaga, Margaret Bean, Reginald Bell, Lana Bell, Ashley Bowen, Nykaela Burks, Anthony Ciulla, Jessica Coleman, Samantha Donovan, Kilee Dudik, Kristopher Dudik, Kali Erman, Charlene Fuentes, Kobe Gillians, Brenden Gohlke, Chloe Gonzales, Garrett Gracia, Enendina Granados, Nathan Green, Cari Halik, Rosana Hernandez, Bre Anne Hunt, Kristen Hurlbut, Kimberly Johnson, Ngoc Le, Linleigh Mark, Savannah Martinez, Isabel Murillo, Erica Nelson, Calen Oldham, Kacy Olson, Ashlynn Paholek, Jayde Petters, Arcelia Ponce, Riley Ponce, Emma Roberts, Fallon Rockwell, Adrianna Rogers, Dominique Sanchez, Dominique Schoonover, Wyatt Schaller, Matt Sigler, Megan Sumbillo, Marcus Stewart, Madison Tarver, Elizabeth Taylor, Nikita Tomlin, Oralia Trujillo, Martin Van Dusen, Jonathan Wells III, Tyler Wood, Cailey Wright and Mallory Zerangue

Provisional members inducted include: Amru Fadl, Neibetlynn Lat and Esmeralda Ruelas-Olivares

Following the induction of new members, the chapter installed its officers for the 2022-2023 academic year.

The 2022-2023 PTK officers include: Ebony Gebrehawariat, PTK Chapter President, speaks to the new inductees. Ebony Gebrehawariat, PTK Chapter President, speaks to the new inductees.

  • President - Ebony Gebrehawariat
  • Vice President - Bess Hagan
  • Secretary - Adrianna Rogers
  • Public Relations Officer - Hailey Rodke
  • VP Leadership - Amru Fadl
  • VP Fellowship - Juliana Frost
  • VP Service - Erafe Tosie Jr.
  • VP Hutto/Taylor - Madison Heinrich
  • VP TBI/Dual Credit - Cesar Pedroza

To learn more about Phi Theta Kappa, visit the organization’s national website. For more information about Temple College’s Lambda Theta chapter, email PTK@templejc.edu.

View a photo gallery from the induction event.