Two Central Lakes College students were recently selected to be a part of the Phi Theta Kappa All-Minnesota Academic Team.
The students, Brooke Moren and Elliot Amick, are both members of the Phi Theta Kappa chapter at CLC.
The All-Minnesota Academic Team honors students for their leadership, academic achievement, and community and college service.
Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of community college students to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3.2 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in nine nations.
About the students:
Brooke Moren, from Pierz
Last spring, Moren earned an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Horticulture at CLC. In May, she will graduate with her Associates in Arts Degree.
Moren is the secretary of student government and Phi Theta Kappa. Through Phi Theta Kappa, she organized a food drive to support the campus food pantry.
On campus, she is a certified tutor in the TRIO lab, and was awarded Central Lakes College Female Student Sophomore of the Year for the 2015-16 academic year.
After graduating from Central Lakes College in May, she plans to study Recreation, Park
& Leisure Studies at the University of Minnesota. She will take additional coursework to earn certification in horticulture therapy. Her dream is to be a Recreational Therapist, specializing in horticulture therapy.
Elliot Amick, from Brainerd
Elliot Amick began at CLC in the PSEO program. He has served as Vice President of Phi Theta Kappa at CLC for a semester.
His approach to learning since starting college has always been about challenging himself.
He graduates this spring with both a high school diploma and an AA Degree from CLC. In the fall, he plans to start in the nursing program at Union College in Lincoln, NE. After graduating, he will work as a registered ICU nurse for two years before returning to school to earn his DNP in nurse anesthesia.