NMCC Student Wins National Scholarship
Northern Maine Community College is proud to announce that nursing student Jenny Ann Morneault has been selected to receive a $1000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2016 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar.
The Fort Kent native was among 200 selected for the award from a pool of more than 1,100 who applied for the scholarship worldwide.
The scholarship is designed to provide new Phi Theta Kappa honor society members with financial resources to further their associate degree studies while also encouraging participation in Society programs. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for students at two-year colleges. To be invited to join the honor society, the student’s cumulative grade point average cannot fall below a 3.25. Members gain leadership skills through campus and community projects.
Independent judges evaluated the applications based on scholastic achievement, community service and leadership potential.
Morneault is the Public Relations Officer of NMCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. She coordinated the PTK Clothing and Food Drives to benefit Catholic Charities. Morneault also reports for the College newspaper, The Campus Voice; she is a member of the Student Nurses’ Association and currently has a 3.81 GPA.
The Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program was conceived by International Officers and launched in 2001.
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