NCC Inducts Students into Phi Theta Kappa

On November 3, 2021, thirteen (13) students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa at Northwest Iowa Community College. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society of the two-year college, NCC’s chapter is called Beta Lambda Pi.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in higher education with 1,285 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates, and U.S. territorial possessions. More than 3 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 134,000 students inducted annually.

The Mission of Phi Theta Kappa is: “The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.”

Students were invited to be a part of Phi Theta Kappa, based on eligibility requirements that center on having a 3.5 GPA.

More information about Phi Theta Kappa can be found at  To find out more about NCC call 800-352-4907, email, or visit our website at At NCC – Your Success is Our Story!

New PTK members:

  1. Jagger Anliker               Primghar, IA
  2. Mary Cheshier               Mesa, AZ
  3. Gracie Duin                   Doon, IA
  4. Jayden Lyman               Sanborn, IA
  5. Makenna McGrann         Centerville, IA
  6. Albert Nyamari              Saint Paul, MN
  7. Daniel Schriever            Rock Rapids, IA
  8. Nathan Serr                   Sanborn, IA
  9. Ethan Spronk                Hartley, IA
  10. Sara Vaske                   LeMars, IA
  11. Kylie Vermeer                Rock Valley, IA
  12. Jennifer Waters             Taylorville, IL
  13. Justin Mills                    Orange City, IA
    Returning PTK members:

    1. Breckin Bomgaars         Orange City, IA
    2. Johnathon Schmidt       George, IA
    3. Donald Smith                Menasha, WI
    4. Megan Styers                Patrick Springs, VA

      Photo: (L-R)
      Justin Mills, Jayden Lyman, Sara Vaske, Ethan Spronk, Daniel Schriever