Honor Society Inducts New Members
President Probstfeld Inducted as Honorary Member at SCF Venice
(Bradenton, Fla., April 25, 2014) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society chapters Nu Zeta at SCF Bradenton and Alpha Mu Upsilon at SCF Venice inducted 111 new members this spring. Members must have a 3.5 or higher grade point average (GPA) at induction and maintain a 3.25 GPA.
Alpha Mu Upsilon at SCF Venice
SCF President Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld was inducted as an honorary member of the SCF Alpha Mu Upsilon chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at SCF Venice.
“I am humbled that you, as SCF students who are committed to academic excellence and service to the community, have bestowed this honor upon me. It is a privilege to be named an honorary member of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, ” she said.
Ceremony participants were Gary Russell, SCF vice president of academic affairs; Darlene Wedler-Johnson, SCF Venice campus executive officer; Cathy Panik, professor, mathematics; and co-advisers Kristen Zaborski, instructor, business and technology, and Michael Rogers, assistant professor, social and behavioral sciences.
Alpha Mu Upsilon officers sworn in were Olga Klippert Blue, president; Samuel Putzke, vice president of leadership; Matthew Ruch, vice president of communication and scholarship; Nataliya Goncharuk, vice president of fellowship; Luke Engle, vice president of finance; Stephen Caselden, vice president of membership; and Tat Sing Yeung, vice president of public relations.
New Alpha Mu Upsilon members areRyan Ceruti, Morgan Crimi, Michael Hugel, Jacqueline Armstrong, Annmarie Wielongowski, Trisha Chkreba, Luke Engle, Angeline Koplau, Jessica Wright, Turan Badali, Ryan Cann, Jean Richard, Jovan Saintil, Jeannette Rodriquez, Gabriel Perez, Emma Shafar, Roni Miller, Sue Downing, Kristopher Cesaroni, Derek Reich, Charlotte Clark, Cassandra Davis and Cheyenne Schwind.
Nu Zeta at SCF Bradenton
Nu Zeta officers who participated in the ceremony were Priscilla Sosa, president and vice president of fellowship; Joni Liberty, executive vice president; Marshall Hilborn, vice president of leadership; Evans Rimel, vice president of scholarship; Melinda Campbell, vice president of service; Nathan Krafve, communications officer; Michelle Teeter; public relations officer; Jourdan McKinnis, recording secretary; and Kyla Rousch, fundraising officer.
Other ceremony participants at SCF Bradenton included SCF President Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld, Gary Russell, vice president of academic affairs; Dr. Michael Mears, vice president of strategic initiatives; and Christopher Wardman, student life resource officer. Maverick Johnson from 106.5 CTQ was the guest speaker.
Special guests at the ceremony included language and literature faculty members Anastasia Bojanowski, Department Chair Dr. Jane Duke, Luci Frith, Ardee Mathey, Robin Rogers and Cynthia Ross; mathematics faculty members Julie Francavilla, Christina Dwyer, Kim Ghiselin, Dr. Nancy Johnson, Altay Ozgener, Davidson Pierre and Anna Wasilewska; natural sciences faculty members Dr. Matthew Keirle, Jeff Laborda, and Department Chair Jane Pfeilsticker; social and behavioral sciences faculty member Gladys Green and Department Chair Barry Puett; and health professions faculty member Del Carr.
Other special guests included Lynn Drees, associate vice president, student services; Dale Drees, lead specialist, instructional design; and SCF Collegiate School Head of School Kelly Monod, Instructor and Academic College Adviser Matthew Bowman, and School Counselor Angela Almeyda.
Janet Samuels, assistant professor, mathematics, is the adviser of the Nu Zeta chapter of PTK at SCF Bradenton.
New Nu Zeta Members are Juliana Abundez, Laura Aguilar, Natalie Almeter, Hernan Alvarez, Nicole Antini, Chrysta Becker, Isabelle Blanch, Theodore Brewer, Valeria Campos, Mario Cavani Quevedo, Jonathan Chaires, Sharena Cheaves, Kari Collier, Xavier Colon, Juan Contreras, Kenneth Costantino, Michael Curle, Hailey Dearlove, Ruben De La Garza, Valentina Della Volpe, Jackson Denton,Dominic DiMaio, Lauren Dipolito, Jacob Donohue, Andrea Fisiorek, Kiera Fortune, Jaclyn Foster, Kathy Fought, Savannah Fulmer, Allison Fusaro, Sherri Giltner, Hailey Golden, Beatriz Gonzalez Soler, Stephen Grohman, Bonnie Hammond, Christine Hanrahan, Daniel Hering, Amanda Hernandez-Trujillo, Karen Hooker, Leon Hostetler, Olivia Hull, Hale Inocente, Elizabeth Ivie-Tyner, Leticia Jensen, Jutlande Jones, Sarah Jongsma, Robert Kail, Rachel Kyte, Matthew Legac, Erin Leslie, Renzo Marquina Cardenas, Jennifer McCarrick, Karima Mesbahi, Rachel Monde, Eric Morgan, Megan Nauman, Alexander Niederer, Gabriel Niski, Melissa Nolte, Daniel O'Meara, Michael Ozark, Enedelia Pacheco, Jennifer Petrucci, Andrew Pluta, Brittany Preston, Stephanie Prieto, William Putwen, Nathan Rimel, Melissa Rio, Eric Roemisch, Tyiece Rose, Caylie Rowe, Nicholas Runge, Ryan Salom, Annette Schoenwald, Jenna Shankle, Taylor Shearer, Jeremy Silberstein, Timothy Smith, Isra Sorathia, Christopher Sporn, Sandra Stafford, Cody Stern, Cindy St Pierre, Erin Tribble, Katlynn Valdez, Amanda VanBeck, Beverly Vaughan, Aziza Vickery, Jennifer Wallace, Adam Waters, Daphne Weeks, Brian Weisneck, Nelly Wilson and Zicen Zhao.