November 12, 2009
For immediate use
(DURHAM, N.C.) – Thirty-eight Durham Technical Community College students were recently inducted into the college’s chapter of Gamma Beta Phi, a national honor and service society for students at both two-year and four year colleges and universities.
Micara Lewis, program director for the college’s School-Age Education program, was the keynote speaker at the induction ceremony.
Durham Tech’s Gamma Beta Phi chapter has been active with numerous activities and attended the North Carolina/Virginia State Convention on Nov. 8 in Shelby. The chapter won several awards, including a prize for the scrapbook competition. Greg Gassaway, advisor of the college’s chapter, was elected Associate Advisor for the N.C./Va. Region.
Recently chapter members participated in the March of Dimes Walk for Babies in Roxboro. Students who did not walk during the event donated baked goods and solicited donations around campus. Other service projects this semester included a Red Cross Blood Drive and a pizza sale for Helping Hands Missions.
New members include: Courtney Johnson, Alexandria Wheeler, Erika Fernandez, Abigail Winegarden, Liliana Howard, Terry Bennett, Bes Baldwin, Olga Long, Erika White, Payam Anvari-Aliabad, Susan Jones, Minerva Lambert, Allyson Stewart, Caroline Chappell, Martha Mobley, Annette LePoris, Mary Elizabeth Weathers, Eric Barbee, Alketa Stephens, Carrie Smith, Robert Wilkinson, Paola Stone-Martinez, Beth Rosen, Tahiri Tanyi, John Bynum, Julie Kirklin, Anthony Bragg, Kathryn Jung, Erin Vickery, Andrew Ferrier, Nicholas Gaylord-Scott, Deonne Evans, David Jefferson, Zach Storey, Diana Bryan, Annette Huitt, Yolonda Moore, and Linda Henderson.