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Phi Theta Kappa awards recognize Macomb Community College chapter, student officers, alumna

– Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:00AM

National honor society stresses academics, leadership and teamwork skills

Macomb Community College received several honors at the recent annual convention of Phi Theta Kappa, the world’s largest honor society for two-year college students. The college’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, Beta Lambda Kappa, recognizes students for their academic achievements and leadership skills.

Beta Lambda Kappa received the Distinguished Chapter Officer Team Award and was named one of the top 100 chapters. Students who comprised the officer team are: Nicole Clarke, Lauren Lampar and Anna Schroeder, all of Clinton Township; Muhammed Elgammal, of Shelby Township; Krystal Hahn, of Macomb; Sarah Loutzenhiser, of Mt. Clemens, and Maureen Paul, of St. Clair Shores. Macomb alumna Ashley Lowell, of Roseville, received the Alumni Award of Appreciation for her continued support of Macomb’s chapter and the national organization.

Phi Theta Kappa is a national honor society for students enrolled in an accredited institution that offers an associate degree program. Membership is by invitation only, and students must have completed 12 hours of coursework and earned a 3.5 or higher grade point average.

About Macomb Community College
Macomb Community College ( is one of the nation’s leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to nearly 40,000 students annually. Macomb nationally ranks in the top two percent in the number of associate degrees awarded by community colleges and is the largest grantor of associate degrees in Michigan. The college’s comprehensive educational programming includes pre-collegiate experiences, university transfer and career preparation programs, bachelor degree completion and graduate degree programs, workforce training, professional education and certification, and continuing education and enrichment opportunities.

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