Join Phi Theta Kappa

First and foremost, PTK recognizes students for their scholastic achievements. However, if a student chooses to move beyond just “being a member,” PTK offers so much more. Students have a chance to earn multiple scholarships within Phi Theta Kappa. LRSC student Carla Moros was named the top scholar in North Dakota community colleges. That honor comes with a large scholarship. 

Lake Region State College’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter was started in the Fall of 2007, with official status in April 2008. It became part of an international organization established in 1918 under four pillars:

  • Scholarship
  • Leadership
  • Fellowship
  • Service

Scholarships to help members complete associate, bachelor’s, and even master’s degrees

  • Access to $246 million in transfer scholarships offered by over 800 four-year colleges and universities across the country
  • All  Academic recognition offered at LRSC exclusively for PTK members
  • Career Training

FREE online Competitive Edge programs to enhance employability which includes specific sections for: 

  • Employment Edge 
  • Healthcare Edge
  • Transfer Edge 
  • Research EdgeFree online Leadership class

Transfer Success
PTK Connect lists four-year colleges and universities transfer friendly and the scholarships they offer to community college students
In addition to  monthly meetings, PTK in involved with various campus-wide events that utilize a combination of service, scholastic, and leadership skills:

  • Literacy projects (Gingerbread houses and books; reading to children, book give away, Blue Castle “Take a book, leave a book”
  • Service Projects (Operation Shoebox, Blanket making, food drives, Adopt a Highway)
  • Academic Events (Banned Book Study, Online Escape Room, Murder Mystery Live, Trivia)
  • Student Senate Events (competitions, films, speakers)

2023-2024 PTK Officers
President: Megan Green
Vice President: Morgan Thielbar
Secretary: Bekah Widmer
Public Relations: Lindsey Nyhagen & Bailey Munson
Advisors: TBD

Why Join PTK?

  • $90 million in scholarships
  • 3.5 million members
  • $46 million in transfer scholarships

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Teresa Tande, Advisor