KC student Heather Prince named Coca-Cola Gold Scholar
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HEATHER PRINCE
HEATHER PRINCE
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Kilgore College President Dr. Bill Holda is proud to announce that Heather Prince, KC sophomore, has been named as a Coca-Cola Gold Scholar. 

 

Prince was selected based on scores earned in the All-USA Community College Academic Team competition, of which more than 1,700 applications were received.

 

She is an education major from Hallsville and is also a Rangerette.

 

The program is sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and is administered by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society.

 

Prince will receive a $1,500 scholarship and will also be honored April 24-26 in Orlando, Fla., at the annual PTK national convention.

 

Throughout the spring, 38 states host All-State Academic Team Recognition ceremonies where Coca-Cola Gold Scholars are recognized.

 

Funding for the scholarship is provided by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and the program is sponsored by Coca-Cola and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

 

PTK is sponsored at KC by Paul Buchanan, geology instructor, and Michele Daniels, speech instructor.

 

 

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About PTK:

 

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 1,285 chapters on two-year and community college campuses in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, Peru, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions. More than 2.5 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 135,000 students inducted annually.

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