For Immediate Release:
December 10, 2008
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
MIDDLETOWN, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) Alpha Beta Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society of two-year colleges, inducted 56 LFCC students into the chapter this fall.
Individuals inducted into LFCC’s Alpha Beta Omega Chapter on the Middletown Campus join an active chapter that received two awards in spring 2008 at the 29th annual convention of PTK’s Virginia Region. The chapter was recognized as a Distinguished Chapter and a Five Star Chapter, the highest award for a PTK chapter based on a its year-long activities to promote PTK’s hallmarks of scholarship, leadership, fellowship and service.
The following individuals were inducted into the Alpha Beta Omega Chapter of PTK this fall.
Bunker Hill, W.Va.
William Huyett III
Samuel du Busc
Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.