March 27, 2013

Jenna Vandenbark of Fleming (center) is congratulated for being named to the All Colorado PTK Academic Team by (left), Jay Lee, President of Northeastern and (right) Rich Martinez, President and CEO, Young Americans Center for Financial Education and Young Americans Bank, Denver.

Jenna Vandenbark of Fleming (center) is congratulated for being named to the All Colorado PTK Academic Team by (left), Jay Lee, President of Northeastern and (right) Rich Martinez, President and CEO, Young Americans Center for Financial Education and Young Americans Bank, Denver. Martinez is also on the board for the State Board of Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Courtesy Photo

Northeastern Junior College is proud to announce the names of two students who have been named to the 2012  Phi Theta Kappa All Colorado Academic Team are Jenna Vandenbark of Fleming and Chelsea Blumenshine of Fort Collins.  The two students represent NJC as part of the Phi Theta Kappa All Colorado Academic Team and were recognized March 14th during a special ceremony and luncheon held in Denver. The event was sponsored by the Credit Union of Colorado.

Jenna Vandenbark is currently a sophomore attending NJC where she is majoring in Business. She is an active student, participating in the honors program, student senate, Americorps, and serves as her PTK chapter president. Jenna played varsity volleyball at Northeastern for the last two seasons and also played basketball this year. On top of her extracurricular activities, Jenna also is a full time student and carries a 4.0 grade point average.

After NJC Jenna plans on transferring to a four-year university to continue her education and later open her own marketing business, as well as work in the real estate industry.

Chelsea Blumenshine attends Northeastern Junior College where she is a sophomore member of the NJC honors program. Chelsea is the current president of college’s Associated Student Government and enjoys helping with residence life programs on campus. Her freshmen year, Chelsea was a pitcher for NJC’s women’s softball team and still enjoys playing softball. She also enjoys graphic design, interior design and anything crafty. Chelsea is originally from Fort Collins, CO and plans to attend ether the University of Northern Colorado or Colorado State University upon graduating from Northeastern Junior College. 

Chelsea Blumenshine of Fort Collins (center) is shown here at the PTK state awards luncheon with Northeastern Junior College President Jay Lee (left) and Rich Martinez, Vice Chairman for the State Board of Community Colleges and Occupational Education (right).

Chelsea Blumenshine of Fort Collins (center) is shown here at the PTK state awards luncheon with Northeastern Junior College President Jay Lee (left) and Rich Martinez, Vice Chairman for the State Board of Community Colleges and Occupational Education (right).

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is a national organization that encourages and recognizes outstanding academic performance by students enrolled in two-year colleges nationwide.