Phi Theta Kappa

Beta XI Omega Chapter

Established in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society serves to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship. Today Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2 million members and 1,200 chapters located in all 50 of the United States, U.S. territories, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Germany, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, United Arab Emirates and Palau. In 1929, the American Association of Community Colleges recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the official honor society for two-year colleges. 

Benefits of Membership

  • Access to $35 million in transfer scholarships to over 600 senior colleges
  • Automatic nomination to the prestigious National Dean’s List
  • Free enrollment in, a transfer and college completion planning tool
  • Leadership development and civic engagement opportunities
  • Fellowship and networking opportunities
  • Free access to Five Star Competitive Edge, a personal and professional development plan for building marketable skills and an online portfolio
  • Free access to the Phi Theta Kappa Career Resource Center
  • Opportunity to become part of a network of over 2.5 million fellow scholars and servant leaders on more than 1,270 campuses worldwide
  • The Phi Theta Kappa Golden Key Membership Pin
  • A Phi Theta Kappa Membership Certificate and ID Card
  • Recognition during college induction ceremony
  • The official Seal of Phi Theta Kappa placed on your college diploma
  • Notation of membership on your college transcript
  • Recognition by wearing Phi Theta Kappa Commencement Regalia during college graduation and other official ceremonies
  • A Press Release announcing your academic achievement
  • Lifetime membership

Applicants Must

  • be enrolled at South Louisiana Community College
  • have completed at least 12 semester hours at South Louisiana Community College
  • have a cumulative G.P.A of 3.0 or higher G.P.A
  • have the desire to excel with such a prestigious society
  • complete the online membership applications by the due date each semester


PTK National Website

PTK Facebook Page

LCTCS/LSU Partnership 

PTK/LSU Scholarship

Scholarship Deadlines 


2016-2017 PTK Advisors:

Erin Breaux, M.A.
Assistant Professor of English
Rachel Sullivan, M.S
Biology Instructor
Solomon Tention, M.Ed.
Director of Student Engagement