Sixty-eight students at Mohawk Valley Community College were inducted into the Lambda Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, in a virtual ceremony held Tuesday, Sept. 22. The new inductees are:

Umulkar Abdi, Utica
Haitam Ait Essarghini, Utica
Zainab Alsaadi, Utica
Steven Armstrong, Rome
Mickia Ballard, Sauquoit
Michael Bennett, New York Mills
Dzana Borovic, Utica
Morgan Brower, Rome
Johnny Calabrese, Utica
Nikolas Carney, Utica
Isabel Casler, Utica
Lawrence Cobb-El, Dolgeville
Antoinette Cope, Boonville
Caleb Corelli, Holland Patent
Morgan Deschamps, Boonville
Qamar Fahmi, Utica
Jayden Fedoroff, Vernon
Ossareine Felix, Utica
Veronica Figueroa, Rome
Kassandra Fransman, Cold Brook
Liliana Freytag, Hubbardsville
Arianna Graham, Utica
Brian Hall, Utica
Sherry Hilborn, Rome
Abigail James, Utica
Korie Kennett, Rome
Fabiha Khan, Karachi, Pakistan
Margaret Kurdziolek, New Hartford
Miranda Libby, Rome
Hannah Libertella, Blossvale
Olivia Luczak, Utica
Courtney Marshall, Herkimer
Emily Marshall, Oneida
Brandon Massett, Rome
Cassidy Matolka, Utica
Jenna Mazza, Floyd
Paitten Medicine Eagle, New York Mills
Rebecca Medicine Eagle, New York Mills
Sara Mierek, Remsen
Wafaa Milhem, Utica
Dhikra Nagi, Utica
Hadeel Obaid, Utica
Riley Parry, Hubbardsville
Sarah Paul, Oneida
Bryant Pena, Jamaica
Ken Piayai, Whitesboro
Ronda Porter, Vernon
Kawthar Qarqouz, Utica
Megan Randall, Sauquoit
Shelby-Lyn Rhoades, Utica
Cordelia Roth, Earlville
Chase Rudd, Rome
Ikumi Sato, Fujidera, Japan
Karyna Savich, Utica
Anica Shepherd, Clark Mills
Daron Snow, Sauquoit
Jake Spina, Frankfort
Christi Stone, Whitesboro
Faith Sykes, Clinton
Kira Sykes, Rome
Isabel Tanner, New York Mills
Danielle Thorn, Camden
William Tomlin, Cullman, Ala.
Mitchell Tuohey, Clay
Sierra Underwood, Boonville
Renee Wah, Rome
Kimberly Ann Whitaker, Clayville
Cami Witchley, Marcy

Phi Theta Kappa is the official International Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges. It recognizes students’ academic success and provides opportunities to develop professional and leadership skills, earn scholarships, and explore career paths. MVCC’s Lambda Beta chapter is an active five-star chapter that hosts many events throughout the year. To be eligible, a student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, have completed at least 12 credit hours that count toward a degree, and are currently enrolled at MVCC part- or full-time, matriculated or non-matriculated. To learn more, visit