April 2, 2018

PTK All Colorado 

Pictured left to right: Ronda Monheiser, PTK Advisor/Professor of Business and Economics, Justin Camacho, Madison Lipe, President Jay Lee (Picture by Sarah Matthews/NJC)

March 27, 2018, Sterling, CO March 27, 2018, Sterling, CO – Earlier this month thirty-nine top-performing and service-oriented students from across Colorado were inducted to the community college Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Colorado Academic Team.

To qualify for the All-Colorado Academic team the student must belong to their college’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. The inductees are chosen by their respective college for their academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service beyond the classroom.

PTK is the largest and most prestigious honor society for two-year college students in the world. To be eligible to belong to the PTK honor society, students must complete at least 12 hours of associate degree coursework and earn a minimum 3.5 grade point average (GPA). 

Northeastern Junior College (NJC) is honored to announce Madison Lipe and Justin Miguel Camacho are this year’s NJC PTK All-Colorado Academic Team Inductees.

Madison Lipe is currently studying business at NJC and will be transferring to Metro State University in the fall to pursue a bachelor’s degree in hospitality. Her goal is to apply her knowledge, creativity and organizational skills to become a successful entrepreneur in event planning. Madison is a very active student on campus, she maintains a 4.0 GPA, is a Resident Hall Assistant, and tutors subjects in business, English, and math in the NJC Monahan Learning Center (MLC).

Justin Miguel Camacho is currently working toward an Associates of Arts Business-Degree with Designation and he looks forward to transferring to the University of Central Florida to pursue his bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in marketing. He is a go-getter on campus, on the wrestling team, tutors in the MLC and is a Resident Hall Assistant.