DCCC’s Tau Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Elects Officers


Oct. 13, 2014 – The Davidson County Community College Tau Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently announced chapter officers for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes the academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

The newly elected officers are:

  • Co-Presidents: Jana Buzov and Carrie Poetl
  • Vice President of Scholarship: Hanna Shaw
  • Vice President of Leadership: Chad Leftwich
  • Vice President of Service: Debra Traha
  • Vice President of Fellowship: Travis Hundley
  • Vice President of Fundraising: Zachary Rierson
  • Secretary and Vice President of Public Relations: Parker Tilley
  • Treasurer: Bobby MurrayPTK 2

“Phi Theta Kappa represents the educational and service commitment of our students, and I applaud their efforts,” says Dr. Mary Rittling, DCCC president. “Phi Theta Kappa students are our future leaders and scholars. Congratulations to the newly elected officers.”

DCCC students who are interested in being inducted to Phi Theta Kappa may contact Sara Neeves, chapter adviser and sociology faculty member, at 336-249-8186, ext. 6705, or sara_neeves@davidsonccc.edu.

Editor’s note: In the first photo, 2014-2015 Phi Theta Kappa officers are (from left) Jana Buzov, Carrie Poeltl, Zack Rierson, Chad Leftwich, Travis Hundley, Debra Trahan and Parker Tilley. Officers not pictured are Bobby Murray and Hanna Shaw. In the second photo, Phi Theta Kappa members plan 2014-2015 initiatives during their recent fall retreat on campus.

Founded in 1963, Davidson County Community College is noted for its quality educational programs and services. As one of 58 institutions within the North Carolina Community College System, DCCC offers studies in more than 50 degree programs. A fully-accredited, multi-campus college, DCCC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013 and is looking forward to serving students in Davidson and Davie counties for many years to come. The college is committed to developing minds, inspiring imaginations, and preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment. Visit Davidson County Community College on the Web at davidsonccc.edu.