HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society honored instructors recently with an end-of-year Faculty Appreciation Breakfast. The event to celebrate faculty was group’s spring service project.

Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducted approximately 180 members earlier this spring, making it the largest organization on campus.

For the awards, PTK members determined categories, sought nominations and voted on the awards.  These and other awards, both fun and serious, were presented:

Most likely to Replace Oprah  – Stacey Brunner, Psychology

Most likely to be ID’d over 30 – Shannon Quick, Math

Most likely to be on American Idol – Brandon Smith, Math

Most likely to be WSCC Mascot – (tie) Renee Quick, Math, and Beth Williams, Biology

Most likely to be the Life of the Party – Gayle Crocker, Speech

Most likely to be on the Cover of People Magazine – Lance Boyd, Math

Outstanding Academic Faculty Member – Connie Briehn, Biology

Outstanding Health Science Faculty Member – Disha Patel, Nursing

Outstanding Technical Faculty Member – Todd Hardman, Engineering Technology

In addition to the awards, the group put together door prizes and goodie bags to be given out at the celebration.

Students are eligible for PTK membership if they maintain a 3.5 GPA for 12 or more credit hours the previous semester.

Wallace State’s Alpha Chi Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is a 5-star achiever, the highest mark among the organization.

For more information about PTK, contact sponsors Stacey Sivley at 256.352.8241, stacey.sivley@wallacestate.edu, or Brandon Smith at 256.352.8207, brandon.smith@wallacestate.edu.

A complete list of WSCC student clubs and organizations can be found at www.wallacestate.edu/student-life.



Snezhana Tuttle, Jon Elliott and Emily Dia of Wallace State’s PTK organization emcee the awards presentation at this year’s Faculty Appreciation Breakfast.


Connie Briehn, Biology instructor – Outstanding Academic Faculty Member


Todd Hardman, Engineering Technology instructor – Outstanding Technical Faculty Member


Disha Patel, Nursing instructor – Outstanding Health Science Faculty Member