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Garren, Schrimpf inducted into Phi Theta Kappa National Honors Society

March 31, 2014

Bears’ Football & Softball student-athletes honored for maintaining 3.25 GPA or higher


Phoenix, Arizona – March 31, 2014 -- Phoenix College is proud to announce that PC Football player Matthew Garren (GHAIR-rehn) and PC Softball Player Brianna Schrimpf (bree-AH-nuh SHRIMPF) have officially been inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society, Rho Pi Chapter.  This prestigious honor was bestowed upon the two PC student-athletes after they met the requirement of completing 12 credit hours while maintaining a 3.25 grade point average or higher.  The announcements come following the Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society New Member Induction Ceremony held at the John Paul Theatre on the PC campus.


Garren and Schrimpf join an elite class of student (and student-athlete), since Phi Theta Kappa is the only scholastic honor society recognized by the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges.  Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages scholarship, the development of leadership and service, and cultivates fellowship among students at Phoenix College and colleges throughout Arizona and the United States.  Garren and Schrimpf were among a class of 75 new inductees who appeared at the induction ceremony to cross the stage, received their PTK Medal and shake the hand of Phoenix College President Dr. Anna Solley.