2014 Phi Theta Kappa All-Virginia Academic Team Awards

The Phi Theta Kappa All-Virginian Academic Team Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday, April 16 at the Omni Hotel in Richmond, Virginia.  Southside Virginia Community College students, Joseph Baker, Waverly Garner and Victoria Wood were honored at the Luncheon.

Joseph Baker is a General Studies major with a 3.92 GPA and plans to transfer to William and Mary and major in computer science.  Waverly Garner is a General Studies major with a 4.0 GPA and plans to transfer to William and Mary and double-major in Biology and English.  Waverly hopes to become a part of the drama team and pursue his musical abilities further by playing the violin in a student orchestra or band.  Victoria Wood is a Science major with a 3.86 GPA and plans to transfer to Liberty University to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology.

Baker and Garner were also recognized as a member of the Top Ten All-Virginia Academic Team achieving the highest ratings in the international program sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, USA Today, and the American Association of Community Colleges. 

Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges, symbolizing excellence in higher education and a commitment to students.  Virginia is one of the 37 states participating in the State Academic Teams project introduced in 1994 as a way to provide scholastic recognition to Phi Theta Kappa members while promoting excellence at two-year colleges.
 
Pictured:
(L to R)  Dr. Glenn DuBois, Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, Victoria Wood, Joseph Baker, Waverly Garner and Dr. John Cavan, President of Southside Virginia Community College.