Ashley Whitehead, a member of the Alpha Xi Chi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at St. Charles Community College, was among 30 PTK international members honored with the 2014 Distinguished Chapter Member Award.
Whitehead received the Distinguished Chapter Member Award for the Missouri Region during the recent PTK Missouri Regional Convention. Distinguished Chapter Members were nominated by their chapters and chosen based on embodiment of the Society’s Hallmarks (Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship). The 30 honorees were selected by a panel of judges from more than 150 nominees worldwide and received commemorative medallions during the Hallmark Awards Gala held April 24-26 in Orlando during NerdNation 2014, Phi Theta Kappa’s annual convention.
The Alpha Xi Chi Chapter also received the Phoenix Award (a specific Missouri Region award) for chapters who have overcome challenges of the previous year and demonstrated significant improvement, and Five Star Chapter status from national PTK headquarters.