Alpha Psi Epsilon members are pictured above. Bottom row, L-R: Vice President of Fellowship, Candace Wharton and Nicholas Eisen. Top row, L-R: LyronJean Lee, Vanessa Villesca, Lead Advisor Kenoalani Dela Cruz, Ulu Kailianu, Advisor Donala Kawa‘auhau, Advisor Karen Crowell, Johnie Judd, Melissa Costa and VP of Membership Desiree DeCanto-Gardner.
Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently attended the 2015 Pacific Regional Convention held at Honolulu Community College where they received awards for service completed in the 2014 calendar year. The chapter received the Pacific Region Coordinator’s Award and tied for 2nd place in the region’s annual Pineapple Bowl competition. Former Chapter President Helen Tak received the Distinguished Pacific Region Officer Award and member Johnie Judd received the Distinguished Pacific Region Member Award.
Conference attendees learned more about Phi Theta Kappa’s Honors Study Topic, “Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration” and about Phi Theta Kappa’s various programs and initiatives. Keynote Speaker Ka‘iulani Murphy spoke on her experiences training and sailing with the Hōkūle‘a on its Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage.