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Twenty-seven CCC Students are Newest Members of Phi Theta Kappa


Thursday, November 13, 2008


PTK November Inductees


Plattsburgh, New York …The newest members of Clinton Community College's Alpha Pi Tau chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two-Year College, were inducted for fall 2008 at a ceremony held Friday evening, November 7, in the theatre of the Stafford Center for Arts, Science and Technology. Students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa must have achieved a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average after completing at least twelve credits at CCC.


Karis Kourofsky, 2008 president of the Alpha Pi Tau Chapter, opened the program with welcoming remarks. Dr. Cheryl Reagan, CCC vice-president of academic affairs, gave greetings to the inductees. Kaye Figlioli, CCC librarian, gave closing remarks. A reception catered by the CCC Math Club and the National Science Teachers Association Club followed the ceremony. Flowers were provided by Lake Shore Candy and Flowers.

The following students were inducted into the Alpha Pi Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two-year College for fall 2008:

New members: Kassandra L. Ashline

Shannon M. Conners

Glenn E. Duguay

Patrick J. Duprey

Kristen C. Flynn

Patricia A. Garrand

Barbara A. Golden

Lauren C. Grady

Connie S. Heidt-Honan

Amanda R. Keable

Cher M. Kirby

Vivian A. Kiroy

David Pl Latulipe

Elaine M. Laundrie

Miles Pl Levesque

Colter D. Mancini

Jessica D. Maulding

Clayton D. Menser, Sr.

Barbara A. Miner

Kelli A. Picoraro

Lawrence R. Pickreign, II

Rose M. Recor

James C. Reubold

Matthew M. Steele

Sarah Tipler

Heidi L. Torrance

Daryl A. Weightman


Alpha Pi Tau Officers: Karis Kourofsky, president, Norm McCray, vice president, Kathleen Dumont, secretary, Bobie Jo Proper, treasurer, Wendy Cribb, communications, Patricia Cook, membership, Tina Recore, Social Service


The local Alpha Pi Tau chapter of PTK provides opportunities for student leadership and participation in campus and community service projects. Club advisors are Maggie Courson, associate professor math and science, Christopher Drennan, associate professor history and social science, and Kaye Figlioli, librarian.


Club members have several community service projects planned for this month at the college. On November 10 – 25, they will collect Shelter Items for the Elmore SPCA in Peru, NY, November 17-19; they are holding an Item Swap with donations going to the Adirondack Humane Society Thrift Store, and November 20, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., they are having a bake sale to benefit the Elmore SPCA.

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