Honor Society Induction Ceremony, April 26 6 pm, Eckburg Auditorium

41 students join the Beta Xi Tau chapter of Phi Theta Kappa

SAVANNAH – On April 26 at 6:00 p.m., Savannah Technical College will induct forty one students into the Beta Xi Tau chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community college students. This marks the chapter’s seventh such ceremony and will bring its total membership to 220 students and alumni. The event will be held in the Eckburg Auditorium on the college’s Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road. Family and friends are encouraged to attend.

The newly inducted members with their hometowns and programs of study include:

Nikki Avie, Savannah Culinary Arts

Jonathan Baker, Savannah Automotive Technology

Javier Blanco-Herrera, Savannah Construction Management

Sabine Bouda , Savannah Accounting

Mary Brushett, Savannah Accounting

Kyoung Cho, Savannah Accounting

Richard Cribb , Savannah Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology

Yves Delma , Savannah Accounting

Robert Doemer , Savannah Computer Support Specialist

Garrett Domingue , Enterprise, AL Accounting

Erin Garrett , Savannah Management/Supervisory Development

Chaquilla Harris , Savannah Surgical Technology

Kirstie Huckleberry, Allenhurst Business Administrative Technology

Martha Ishee, Savannah Business Administrative Technology

Sheila Jackson, Savannah Culinary Arts

Olivia James, Hinesville Accounting

Kathy Jernigan, Savannah Accounting

Jeremiah Johnson, Savannah Accounting

Jessica Joshua, Richmond Hill Technical Communications

Marlon Knight, Pooler Management/Supervisory Development

Amanda Lane, Thunderbolt Computer Support Specialist

Casey Lindsley, Richmond Hill Accounting

Sadie Miley, Tybee Island Technical Communications

William Morgan, Springfield Industrial Systems Technology

Cara Mosier, Savannah Accounting

Keishon Nance, Savannah Business Administrative Technology

Marcie Nease, Guyton Networking Specialist

Sweta Patel, Savannah Accounting

Robert Rego, Allenhurst Accounting

Marlon Simmons, Savannah Culinary Arts

Cecil Smith, Richmond Hill Industrial Systems Technology

Brenda Stanton, Savannah Technical Communications

Kathy Strickland, Rincon Management/Supervisory Development

Deva Strode, Savannah Paramedic Technology

Matthew Terrell, Hinesville Air Conditioning Technololy

Vernon L. Thistle, Savannah Accounting

Jennifer Tidmore-Brown, Guyton Paralegal Studies

Quynh Tran, Savannah Surgical Technology

Victoria Washington, Savannah Accounting

Brandi Williams, Rincon Surgical Technology

Jennifer Willis, Hinesville General Studies


The Beta Xi Tau chapter of Phi Theta Kappa was formed in July 2005, with twenty nine members. Tom Thompson, department head and instructor of Accounting is the group’s contact advisor along with faculty members Susan Presley, Anthony Adams, and Jim Burch. They will conduct the induction ceremony along with Nikki Avie, chapter president, Savannah Campus and Robert Rego, chapter President, Liberty Campus.

The Induction Ceremony will feature remarks by Dr. Anne Thompson, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Armstrong Atlantic State University and music by the Forsyth Ensemble. The event is free and open to the public.

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (