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John Spaeth Receives National Deanís List Scholarship
10/20/2006

the followig news release was provided by PHI THETA KAPPA INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY OF THE TWO-YEAR COLLEGE

Jackson, MSóJohn Spaeth, a student at Highland Community College, has been named a recipient of the 2006 Phi Theta Kappa National Deanís List Scholarship. Community College students from states and nations hosting Phi Theta Kappa chapters were chosen to receive this award.

The National Dean's List is a prestigious compilation of honor students in two-year and four-year degree programs. By virtue of membership in Phi Theta Kappa, all new inductees are automatically nominated for the National Deanís List. Recipients of the National Deanís List Scholarship are chosen by random search and each receives a $250 scholarship.

ďThe National Deanís List Scholarship rewards students who have demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to improving their communities,Ē explains Rod A. Risley, Phi Theta Kappa Executive Director. ďJohn exemplifies the outstanding students enrolled not only at Highland Community College, but at community colleges everywhere.Ē

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, is the largest honor society in American higher education with 1,200 chapters on two-year and community college campuses in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, the British Virgin Islands and U.S. territorial possessions. More than two million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 100,000 students inducted annually.

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