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Two PTK students named to All-Kansas Academic Team

Garden City Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has named Teryn Teeter and Erika Barron-Gomez to the All-Kansas Academic Team for 2022.

Kansas is one of 39 states participating in the All-State Academic Team program. The state academic teams are a division of the All-USA Community College Academic Team.

The All-USA Team Academic Team recognizes academic achievement, leadership, and community service among the top community college students.

The Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees, and the presidents of the state’s community colleges sponsor the All-Kansas Academic team.

Students were nominated by their respective colleges and are now eligible for the All-USA Academic Team.

Teryn Teeter

Teryn Teeter is a Business and Entrepreneurship major from Holcomb and is the daughter of Kent and Dixie Teeter. Teeter, who plans to transfer to Kansas State University, is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, GCCC Presidential Ambassador, Youth Group Leader, and Youth Sports Volunteer Coach

Erika Barrón-Gomez

Erika Barrón-Gomez is an Art Education major from Ulysses, and her parents are Federico Barrón & Martha Gomez. Barrón-Gomez, who plans to transfer to Fort Hays State University, is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the Art Club, PRISM, SSS Trio, and CAMP. She is also a Residential Life Assistance and Admissions Representative.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the national honor society for two-year colleges. Students must have at least a 3.5 GPA or better to be accepted to the organization.

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is the promotion of scholarship, the development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students.

For more information about Phi Theta Kappa, visit www.ptk.org.

For more information about Alpha Xi Upsilon, contact GCCC PTK sponsor Winsom Lamb at winsom.lamb@gcccks.edu