NCC Inducts Students into Phi Theta Kappa

On November 1, 2022, nine (9) 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, text THUNDER to 82942, or visit our website at  At NCC, There’s a Place For You!

New PTK members:

Makayla Archer

Heather Brozo

Mykah De Hoogh

Savanna Decker

Andrea Kelderman

Jenna Maassen

Kari Rutledge

Sara Van Surksum

Sherlyn Wynia

Returning PTK members:

Jagger Anliker

Jayden Lyman

Makenna McGrann

Daniel Schriever

Nathan Serr

Ethan Spronk



Photo Attached (L to R): Sherlyn Wynia, Sara Van Surksum, Kari Rutledge, Jenna Maassen, Andrea Kelderman,Mykah De Hoogh, Makayla Archer. Not Pictured: Savanna Decker and Heather Brozo