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Veazey Named Honorary Phi Theta Kappa Member

PADUCAH, KY (April 28, 2017) - (Pictured in center) Dr. Barbara Veazey receives a standing ovation after being named an honorary member of West Kentucky Community and Technical Colleges Iota Eta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during the colleges 2016 Honor Ceremony Thursday evening.

More than 80 WKCTC students were recognized for academic excellence during the honors ceremony in the Clemens Fine Arts Theatre Thursday. After recognizing more than 20 PTK honor recipients, PTK members announced the award to Dr. Veazey, who will be retiring as WKCTC president in June. As part of the surprise honor, Dr. Veazey received a gold honors stole regalia.

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa provides opportunities for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. PTK candidates for graduation will be identified WKCTCs 2016 graduation ceremonies May 7 by wearing the gold regalia.