By Lucille Vanek

September 20th, 2020 marked the beginning of Phi Theta Kappa Awareness week at East Central College. Fun activities and booths were set about around the ECC campus to spread awareness about the honors society. Active members had a variety of interest in their booth on Monday, September 21st, 2020, which consisted of a fun activity where darts were thrown at balloons full of glitter and PTK facts.

Students who showed interest in the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society earned a free candy bar while educating themselves about the opportunity’s PTK offers.

Phi Theta Kappa offers a variety of immense scholarships and opportunities for aspiring students.

PTK requires members to hold a 3.4 GPA while participating in at least 12 creational hours here at East Central College.

More booths were set up around ECC campus, interest peaked in Buesher Hall where an informatory table was set up. Those who showed interest in PTK were entered to win a free Phi Theta Kappa t-shirt.

Pictured below (from left) PTK advisor Kevin Dixon, ECC President Jon Baur, Public Relations Secretary Jenna Meintz, and PTK President Lucille Vanek (right) showing their support at an informatory PTK booth on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020.

For more information regarding eligibility and opportunities offered by Phi Theta Kappa contact Kevin Dixon via email (

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