Belmont College is pleased to announce that 17 students were recently inducted into Beta Theta Mu, Belmont's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). Induction into PTK, one of the most prestigious international honor societies in the country, recognizes academic achievement of students at two-year colleges. A grade point average of at least 3.75 is required for induction into PTK and the student is required to maintain a 3.5 GPA.

PTK's mission is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of students and provide them with opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programming.

The students who were inducted and their hometowns are as follows:

Baltimore, Ohio: Holly Emahiser;

Barnesville: Paige Collins; Makayla Flood; Tori Hannahs;

Bellaire: Ilisha Case; Megan Turner;

Benwood: Trista Beatty;

Cadiz: Minnia Kittel;

Flushing: Michele Williams;

Freeport: Cheryl Harding;

Lewisville: Crista Russell;

Jerusalem: Kylie Milhoan;

Jewett: Rachel Hupp;

Rayland: Katie Moore;

St. Clairsville: Kara Baker; Ashley Jackson;

Zanesville: Rachael Ladner.