What is Phi Theta Kappa?

Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society for associate degree-granting colleges. National Park College's chapter of PTK is Alpha Beta Psi. To be invited for membership, a student must have completed 12 or more semester hours in a degree program or 6 or more hours in a certificate program at NPC with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. PTK allows students the chance to develop skills in leadership, scholarship, fellowship, and service. Please visit www.ptk.org for more information from the international office.

Mission

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 between scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

2022-2023 Officer Team

  • President, Vacant
  • Vice-President (VP) of Fellowship and Fundraising, Vacant
  • VP of Scholarship, Jonah Jericho
  • VP of Service, Jeremy Moody
  • VP of Communications and Records, Norma Canales-Villatora
  • Contact Advisor, Dr. Rebekah Robinette
  • Supporting Advisor, Mr. Jason Chism

Our Chapter

Our chapter here at National Park College is Alpha Beta Psi. During the 2021-2022 year, Alpha Beta Psi won eight awards and recognitions regionally and internationally. 

Alpha Beta Psi won the Honors in Action theme one award and an award of distinction regionally and was named as number six in the nation. Regionally, their College Project placed third while placing in the top 50 nationally. They were ranked as the number chapter in the Oklahoma/Arkansas region and was ranked number nine in the nation for Most Distinguished chapter. Finally, they received one of eleven awards called Beta Alpha Continued Excellence which is awarded to chapters who achieve Distinguished Chapter for three consecutive years. 

Service to NPC and the Community

College Service Project

The College Project is devised to create a positive relationship between PTK and the administration of NPC. The project is designed to specifically assist the administration in any project that supports our college.

Honors in Action

The Honors in Action is an Honors Program which allows members the chance to learn and practice problem-solving skills. The project requires academic research on various themes related to the Honors Study Topic, collaborative meetings, and an action project based on a need that arises during the research and meetings.