Clayton Buck was inducted into the Alpha Rho Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Columbus State Community College on Thursday, June 1.
Clayton Buck, of Mount Sterling, is majoring in Engineering Technology.
He is the son of Tom and Leanne Buck of Mount Sterling.
Thus far, he has completed 15 college credits through College Credit Plus at Columbus State Community College. In the fall he will be a senior at Grove City Christian School.
To be eligible for membership:
• You must be enrolled in an accredited institution offering an associate degree program.
• You must have completed at least 12 hours of coursework that may be applied to an associate degree (part-time students may be eligible).
• You must generally have a grade-point average of 3.5.
• You must receive an invitation to membership from the chapter at the college where presently enrolled.
• You must adhere to the moral standards of the society.
Part-time students are usually eligible for membership if they have accumulated the total number of hours used by the college to designate full-time status (usually 12 hours on a semester system). The decision to make part-time students eligible is an option of the local chapter and should be addressed in each chapter’s bylaws. International students attending college outside their home countries are eligible for membership if they have completed at least 12 hours of associate degree course work and have met the required cumulative grade point average.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in higher education with 1,285 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates, and U.S. territorial possessions.
More than three million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 134,000 students inducted annually.