Southwestern Community College (SWCC) student Cassidy Becker (pictured above), freshman of Diagonal, was elected as a regional officer for 2018-19 during the 2018 Phi Theta Kappa Iowa Regional Convention held March 22-23, 2018, in Urbandale.

In addition to Becker’s honor, SWCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Beta Eta Nu, received Five Star Chapter Status (see photo below). This is the highest status level Phi Theta Kappa awards to its chapters.

SWCC nursing student Selena Sampson received honorable mention as an Iowa Region distinguished chapter officer for 2018.

Phi Theta Kappa’s mission is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders. SWCC’s Phi Theta Kappa co-advisors are Jody Nedley-Newcomb and Justin Mann.

Pictured below (L to R): Megan Davenport (second from left), SWCC Beta Eta Nu member of Diagonal; Cassidy Becker; and Jody Nedley-Newcomb.

PTK FiveStarChapter 2018