New PTK members
Ninety-three Co-Lin students have become members of the Eta Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) The Copiah County inductees were (first row from left) Riley Smith, Shelby Maxwell, Anna Claire Crow, Katie McSweyn, Catherine Wilson, all of Wesson; Holden Kaiser of Georgetown; (second row from left) Kenner Bizot, Amya Williams, Olivia Clark, Kazdazia Brown, Hannah Henderson, all of Wesson; D’mesha Ellis of Hazlehurst; (third row from left) Bryce Hartley of Hazlehurst; Jaiden Smith of Wesson; Lainey Turnage and Shelby Lang, both of Crystal Springs; Clayton Moulder and Andrew Hulon, both of Wesson; (fourth row from left) Dalton Hayles of Hazlehurst; Jade Cause, Hayden Moss, and Hunter Reinike, all of Crystal Springs; and Robert Megginson of Byram; (fifth row from left) Selena Ross of Hazlehurst; Natalie Bonds of Wesson; Hunter Helms of Crystal Springs; and Destiny Garrett of Hazlehurst. Jackson-based PTK is the largest honor society in higher education, with 1,285 chapters on college campuses throughout the world. It has inducted more than three million students as members since its founding in 1928 -- approximately 134,000 annually. Students must achieve a 3.5 or better academic average to receive an invitation for membership.