Honor Society students Benjamin Mallory and Erin Bridges (pictured) were selected to be members of the All-California Community College Academic Team. Sponsored by the Community College League of California and Phi Theta Kappa, Butte College’s honors society, the purpose of this program is to provide recognition for the top community college students in California. Rankings are based on academic achievement, leadership and community service. Benjamin and Erin are 2 of the 93 students that were selected onto the team, and recently attended an awards luncheon in Sacramento.
Student Kevin Gomes (not pictured) earned the prestigious Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished Chapter Officer Award. Distinguished Chapter Officers are nominated by their chapters through the Hallmark Awards application process, and are chosen based on a student’s demonstration of leadership, promotion of honors in action, other engagement, and enthusiasm for the Hallmarks of the Society (scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship). Only 29 other community college students across the nation were selected for this award.
Butte College's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society also received the Distinguished Chapter Award during the 2016 National Convention in Washington, D.C. Only 35 out of 1,289 chapters across the country received this honor. The Butte College Phi Theta Kappa team also earned two national awards for their project on creating and donating 3D printed prosthetic hands.