PTK members sweetly say 'Thanks'

Published 11.16.2022

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Christine A. Limbert, of Curwensville, and Brandon C. Wolfe, of Albion, find joy in the experience. Limbert is majoring in building science & sustainable design (she completed an associate degree in architectural technology in 2021), and Wolfe is a student in landscape/plant production technology.Monique C. Anderson-Parker, a human services & restorative justice student from Williamsport, and Dominic L. Valentine, an aviation maintenance technology student from Brockton, spread a base layer onto their sugar cookies.Radiography and applied health studies student Jessica L. Williams, of Williamsport, pipes in some detail.A basketful of flowers is a sweet gesture of gratitude.Student-athlete Cheyenne E. Stein, of Orwigsburg, adds colorful fall leaves. A member of the Wildcat volleyball team, she is studying residential construction technology & management.Members of Phi Theta Kappa gathered to de-stress and express their gratitude – a fitting focus for the pre-Thanksgiving (and pre-Finals) season. Led by CC Hawkins, a baking & pastry arts grad (2021), applied management student and PTK member, participants each decorated two cookies – one to eat and one to give to someone at Penn College who quietly makes a difference in their experience. Hawkins, of Williamsport, was assisted by Abby E. George, of Harrisburg, who, like Hawkins, earned an associate degree in baking & pastry arts in 2021 and is pursuing a bachelor’s in applied management, and PTK member Zak Smith, a welding & fabrication engineering technology student from West Chester. Leading the business portion of the gathering was Karen L. Avery, PTK adviser and assistant professor of biology. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for students in associate-degree majors.