PCC NSLS Chapter Recognizes Tomorrow’s Leaders

WINTERVILLE—Pitt Community College’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) recently welcomed new members to the fold during its annual induction ceremony in the Craig F. Goess Student Center’s Davenport Multipurpose Room.

According to PCC NSLS Co-Advisor Faith Fagan, 60 students earned “full induction” status this year. Of that total, 46 participated in the April 26 induction ceremony, with more than 200 supporters in attendance.

In addition to honoring new members, the college’s NSLS chapter presented “Excellence in Teaching” awards to PCC Psychology Instructor Patricia Adams and Early Childhood Education Instructor Leigh Powers. The group gave Financial Aid Director Lee Bray and Institutional Research Coordinator Anna Jones awards for “Excellence in Service to Students.”

The following students were inducted into NSLS last month: Hanan Albaram, Shonda Artis, Ava Asbell, Joshua Austin, Tracy Benson, Shazia Brown, John Calhoun, Jessica D’Elia, Eddie Ellison, Gianninna Farkas, Kevin Gibbs, Victoria Gonsalez, Britton Griffin, Christen Hall, Jaylin Jenkins, Shelby Jolly, Amber Jones, Raven Jones, George Koonce, Luke Kostrzebski, Jennifer Letchworth, Andrew Licari, Martin Lopez, Michelle Mack, Pamela Mathos, Andria McLawhorn, Mia Mewborn, Logann Miller, Taylor Miller, Thomas Mizelle, Sharon Moore, Jamie Norman, Katlyn Nowell, Ikechukwu Odili, Corina Ortiz, Leland Padgett, Dylan Parker, Chloe Pridgen, Maria Ramos, Tiara Reeves, Elijah Roberson, Hannah Rodgers, Ashley Salina, Riley Sandlin, Diamond Seely, Stacey Shivers, KyShema Slade, Christy Small, Andrea Smith, Caitlyn Smith, Jarion Smith, Jennifer Smith, Levy Smith, Kylie Streng, Ann Teel, Lauren Trotman, Collin Tyson, Brian Van Dyck, Josie Wagner, Yulisa Weaver, Nicole Williams, Denijah Wilson, Anna Yeung, Nicole Younger.

In addition to NSLS induction, Moore, Ortiz, Ramos, Salina, Small and Yeung earned the National Engaged Leadership Award by completing a combination of requirements, including speaker broadcasts, Success Networking Team (SNT) submissions, and at least five hours of community service.

With more than one million members in 655 chapters, NSLS is the largest leadership honor society in the nation. PCC students are invited to join the college’s NSLS chapter after they have completed 12 credit hours at Pitt with at least a 3.3 GPA.

To earn “full induction” status, students must complete orientation, leadership training, three speaker broadcasts, three SNT submissions, and at least one hour of community service.