Atlantic Cape inducts students into Phi Theta Kappa

Atlantic Cape Community College welcomed 209 inductees into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society on April 18 in the Walter Edge Theater at the Mays Landing Campus.

Established by two-year college presidents in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa recognizes the academic achievements of two-year college students and encourages academic growth. Candidates must be a full- or part-time student enrolled at Atlantic Cape, have earned 12 general education credits to date, either from Atlantic Cape or another community college, and hold a 3.5 cumulative GPA. Inductees included the following:

Jaclyn Fazio, Taylor Ford, Ryan Hunter, Rhiannon-Nicole Nicas, Gaspare Piro and Peter Rossi, all of Cape May; Jessa Adiletto, Brandon Almand, Pamela Brannon, Jennifer Collins, Zuleika Delgado, Jonathan Gibson, Holly Heacock, Adam Laisi, Chad Murnaghan, Georgeanne Taylor, Ferdy Trigueros, Richard Tyndall and Susan Zimmerman, all of Cape May Court House; Michelle Lewis, of Cape May Point; Lauren Gray, of Erma; Benjamin Rosenzweig, of Fishing Creek; Robert Headley, of Rio Grande; Theresa Evans, of Wildwood; Thomas Richmond, of Wildwood Crest; Sarah Aulenbach, Iana Berger, Nicole Edwards, Mihaela Griser and Christa Rucci, all of Villas.

4-H team excels in SeaPerch Challenge

For the second consecutive year, the Cape May County 4-H Youth Development Program fielded a rookie team to the Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge and captured top awards.

The Cyber Explorers 4-H Club High School team, comprising David Heacock, Nate Hoffman and Ben and Joe Johnson, captured the award for overall winner in the High School Division. Avid Star Wars fans, the team of four constructed an underwater ROV they dubbed “The Depth Star” to compete in the annual challenge held at Drexel University. The team also received second place for poster presentation, third place for pool performance and an honorable mention for their engineering design notebook.

Vitale graduates

Steven Vitale, of North Cape May, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree recently from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla.