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Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society for two-year colleges. Its purpose is to recognize and encourage scholarship among college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa provides the opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate to exchange ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

The purpose of the Alpha Beta Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is to promote the societys four hallmarks; scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship among qualified students on the Andalusia and MacArthur Campuses of the College. Our members participate in current Honors Study Topic projects, host Commit to Complete events, honors satellite seminars, leadership seminars, community service projects, and fundraisers.  Click here to view cookbook fundraiser form!

To be eligible for membership into the Alpha Beta Eta Chapter, a student must have completed a minimum of twelve hours of associate degree course work and earn a grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Grades for courses completed at other institutions will be considered when determining membership eligibility. A cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.2 must be maintained to remain in good standing or higher. Induction Ceremonies are held twice a year at the beginning of Fall and Spring Semesters.


Members of the Alpha Beta Eta Chapter at the 2012 International Convention in Seattle, Washington.  From left to right; Ethan Powell, Andrew Woodley, Trent Norris, Tori Whitehurst, BJ Ammons, Emily Townson, Nick Nolen, and Richard Chauvin.  BJ Ammons received the recognition of Guiestwhite Scholar at International Convention. 

To receive more information on the Alpha Beta Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, please contact the Chapter Advisors:

Andalusia Campus
Mrs. Heather Owen, 334-881-2282 or
Mrs. Joli Jones, 334-881-2242 or
Mrs. Katie O'Neal, 334-881-2260 or

MacArthur Campus
Mrs. Jennifer Hall, 334-4935 or
Mrs. Judy McLaney, 334-493-5358 or


Phi Theta Kappa members with Alabama Region President,
Carlee Jernigan


Alpha Beta Eta Chapter Members at the Fall 2012 Alabama Region Leadership Development Conference.  Pictured with chapter members is Ryan Lake, District 2 International Vice-President


LBW Community College’s Alpha Beta Eta 2012 Fall Semester induction ceremony. New members include, Melissa Barnes, Calista Barrios, Kelsey Chestnut, Darlene DeVeny, Allison Hines, Matthew McQuay, Anna Mitchell, Paige O'Mara, Ellie Polluck, Lakin Thornton, and Linda Tillis.


Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.