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Two CCC students receive Phi Theta Kappa award

PLATTSBURGH Two Clinton Community College students have been named to the 2007 All New York Academic Teams for the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. They belong to CCC's Alpha Pi Tau chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two-Year College. Brandy Rivers, a May 2007 CCC graduate from Cadyville majoring in human services and Ray McCarthy, a May 2007 CCC graduate from West Chazy majoring in computer information systems, are two of the 53 New York State students nominated by their college presidents for this honor and represent the top students from their respective colleges.The award recognizes the scholarly achievements of students enrolled in community, technical and junior colleges. Students need to have achieved a 3.25 or better grade point average and volunteer community service and pursue cultural enrichment outside the classroom. Rivers and McCarthy were among the students recognized at the Phi Theta Kappa Awards Luncheon held April 18 in Albany, hosted by the New York Community College Trustees of the State of New York (NYCCT), the Association of Presidents of Public Community Colleges (APPCC), and the Faculty Council of Community Colleges (FCCC).

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