Three Rivers Students Join the Phi Thea Kappa All-Connecticut Academic Team

Two Three Rivers Community College students, Jean Charles and Weili Li, were chosen to join the prestigious Phi Theta Kappa All-Connecticut Academic Team. They will be recognized at a virtual ceremony on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 3 pm.

Jean Charles, from New London, is majoring in Electrical Engineering. Weili Li, from Norwich, is majoring in Liberal Arts & Sciences. Both students plan to transfer to a four-year university upon graduation from Three Rivers, and both are members of Alpha Mu Gamma, the Three Rivers chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.

President Jukoski is thrilled with the news that Three Rivers Students were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa All- Connecticut Academic Team. She said, “The dedication to these students have shown to their studies during the COVID pandemic is a testimony to their resilience and fortitude. I am so proud of them both. I know they have made sacrifices to make this happen.”

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the international honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs, and the All-Connecticut Academic Team is one of the All-USA Community College qualifying teams. This honor recognizes high achieving two-year college students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and service beyond the classroom.

To be considered for the PTK All-Connecticut Academic Team, the students completed a competitive application process that considered their academic standing, community involvement and volunteerism, as well as complete a “Significant Endeavor” essay. Both students will now received the national honor and benefits of being named to the PTK All USA Academic Team.

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