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JCC Students Named to 2018 PTK All-New York Academic Team

Jefferson Community College (JCC) is pleased to announce Jordan L. Harris, Fort Drum, and Morgan T. Warren, Dexter, have been named to the All-New York Academic Team for Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for community colleges. To be chosen for the All-New York Academic Team, students must hold a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 and have a history of scholarly achievement. In addition to academic achievement, candidates are also evaluated on their leadership and community service involvement. Both students will be recognized for their achievements at the College’s 54th Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 18, 2018.

Jordan Harris, 2018 PTK All New York Academic Team: Image of Jordan HarrisJordan Harris, 2018 PTK All New York Academic Team: Image of Jordan HarrisHarris anticipates graduating with an associate in applied science degree in zoo technology from Jefferson in May. Jordan came to Jefferson with 16 advanced placement college credits on her transcript. She holds a 3.91 GPA and has been named to President’s List each semester at Jefferson. She received the JCC 2018 Outstanding Zoo Technology Student Award. She is an honor’s program participant and a member of JCC’s Tau Xi Chapter of PTK. An active member of the JCC Zoo, Exotics and Wildlife club, Harris spearhead a fundraiser to benefit the War Dogs Association, a deployed K-9 unit for military working dogs and their handlers. Harris plans to continue her education with SUNY Empire in the fall.

 

 

 

 

 

Morgan Warren, 2018 PTK All New York Team: Image of Morgan WarrenMorgan Warren, 2018 PTK All New York Team: Image of Morgan WarrenWarren anticipates graduating with an associate in arts degree in individual studies from Jefferson in May. She graduated high school a year early and received the Jefferson-Can Community Scholars Program scholarship for academic achievement. Warren is an honor’s program participant and holds a 3.71 GPA. She is recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. She serves as vice president of the College’s Tau Xi Chapter of PTK and served as vice president of National Society of Leadership and Success. She is a member of CORE (Campus Orientation and Retention Educators) and Campus Activities Board. She applied classroom instruction to real-world experience as a volunteer for the Jefferson Center for Community Studies. She plans to transfer in the fall to SUNY Cortland to major in therapeutic recreation.