For Immediate Release


City of Danville Phi Theta Kappa spring 2009 inductees are, left to right, front row: Amanda Johns, Shelby Hill, Shonyara Jackson and MeShawn Jones; Back row: Bilal Muhammad, Lee Carter, Timothy Beard and David Hoskins.

Pittsylvania County inductees, are, left to right,  first row: Donna Moon, Christina Aversano, Sandy Doss and Anthony Ventrice; second row: Christie Stanley, Martha Smith and Matt Doss; third row: Kayla Newton, Melissa Inman, Rachel Reid, Nancy Harris and Darlene Witcher; fourth row: Ryan Wilkinson, Charles Olp Jr., Buck Terrell, Samuel Puckett; and back row: Wendy Brooks, Jeff Van Ness and Tronnie Tiller.

Louis Dawson of South Boston, second from left, was inducted in Phi Theta Kappa international honor society. He is shown with advisors Sherry Gott, Dee Drinkard and Vickie Taylor.

DANVILLE, VA, April 2, 2009 – Thirty-one Danville Community College students were recently inducted into the DCC chapter (Upsilon Phi) of Phi Theta Kappa, the International honor society for two-year college students. The ceremony also featured remarks by David Bonebright, DCC Associate Professor of Marketing and Business Management, and the induction of honorary members Bonebright, Krystal Van Ness, and Jessie Riley.

The inductees included:

City of Danville Residents
Cristina Aversano
Timothy R. Beard
LaTasha M. Brandon
Wendy H. Brooks
Wyatt L. Carter
Talicia D. Dickerson
Patricia A. Dorsey
David G. Hoskins
Melissa M. Inman
Shonyara R. Jackson
Amanda N. Johns
MeShawn L. Jones
Bilal S. Muhammad
Ryan P. Wilkinson

Pittsylvania County Residents
Brittany C. Atkins, Callands
William M. Doss, Dry Fork
Nancy G. Harris, Blairs
Shelby D. Hill, Cascade
Donna L. Moon, Gretna
Kayla B. Newton, Gretna
Charles J. Olp, Blairs
Samuel W. Puckett, Gretna
Rachel N. Reid, Gretna
Martha D. Smith, Gretna
Christie R. Stanley, Ringgold
Buck D. Terrell, Cascade
Tronnie E. Tiller, Gretna
Jeffrey J. Van Ness, Chatham
Darlene M. Witcher, Pittsville

Halifax County Resident
Louis D. Dawson, South Boston

The 2008 – 2009 chapter officers are: Allen Vincent of Danville, President; Brooks Riddlesberger, Dry Fork, Vice President; Samantha Tyson, Danville, Secretary; Debrielle Williams, Danville, Treasurer; Brooke Murphy, Danville, Scholarship Chair; Brent Royal, Danville, Leadership Chair; Janelle Sampson, Danville, Service Chair; and Ellen Parker, Danville, Fellowship Chair. Chapter advisors are Dee Drinkard, Assistant Professor of Psychology; Sherry F. Gott, Assistant Professor of English; and Vickie H. Taylor, Assistant Professor of Sociology.

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