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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 9A Phi Theta Kappa back College resurrects honor society James Wilson Staff Writer jwilson@plumasnews.com Feather River College honor students gather at the induction ceremony for Phi Theta Kappa on Nov. 21. The college recently revived the honor society's local chapter, which had been dormant for years. Photo by Toni Williams After years of absence from Feather River College, the Phi Theta Kappa academic honor society is back. The college inducted 25 new members into the international society Nov. 21. According to FRC's website, the mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in scholarship, leadership, fellowship and service programming. FRC's chapter, called Alpha Psi Zeta, was originally founded in 1993. For at least seven years, said Alpha Psi Zeta's advisor, Katie Desmond, the chapter was dormant. The college's Academic Senate recognized the importance of acknowledging academic excellence in students and decided to revive the honor society. Students have to meet certain requirements to be considered eligible for the society. Eligible students have to have at least a 3.25 grade-point average, have completed at least 12 units, currently be enrolled and maintain ethical and academic standing. After reviewing students' data, Desmond found that 140 qualified. One barrier some of the eligible students faced was the price to join Phi Theta Kappa. To join, a one-time fee, along with local chapter fees, is required. The FRC Foundation was able to pay the fees for eight Of the students and 17 others paid the fees themselves. "One advantage to joining is the students will be eligible for more scholarships," said Desmond. "A lot of scholarship opportunities don't include international students, which FRC has a lot of. They'll now be eligible for Phi Theta Kappa scholarships." Before the FRC chapter's fiwst official meeting, scheduled for January, Phi Theta Kappa students organized a food drive that will be active through December. Thanksgiving for Rotary Members of the Rotary Club of Quincy pick up individual turkey dinners from Safewayon Nov. 26 to deliver to elderly community members who can't leave their homes. From left: Toni Thomas, Herschel Beail, Siegfried Fiolka and John Breaux. Photo submitted T SANTA RAINS ..:::'.: m ...... ill Saturdays December 6th, 13th & 20th 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Admission: $5.00 + 3 cans of nonperishable food per car load or . : ' $10.0O per car load ~ to Benefit EPCAN, ...... ''" the'Porto& Food Pantry~ Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Parents, bring your cameras! Complimentary Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Cider, Cookies Oonations welcome. at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum 700 Western Pacific Way near Old Town Portola For more information, visit www.wplives.org or call Debra Baer at 530-832-0819 Calvary Chapel t Bibles t Devotionals t- Reference Materials t Video Section Smile 5esus Fores you! Calvary Chapel 1953 E. Main St., Quincy * 530-283-4463 (Next to Sav-Mor) Welcome Back/ Janet Thompson, NP Janet Thompson has returned to the rural health clinic at Plumas District Hospital. ]anet specializes in women's health and sees patients on Wednesdays in the North Fork Family Medicine Building. Call for your appointment - 283-5640. Dessert Cakes* 8" round serves 16 s56 9" round serves 32 s96 Cupcakes* Two flavors 241556 Filled cupcakes add .25 ea. Custom Cakes* Start at $4.50 a serving (includes fondant) The final price is based upon design, i.e., tier cakes, theme cakes, wedding, baby shower. Please call to discuss design. i:: ..... All custom cake orders need to be placed two weeks in advance. Cupcakes or dessert cake orders at least 72 hours in advance i.e. order Weds for Fri pick-up. Nov. - April only * All prices are based on Current cost of goods, overhead and labor. Prices are subject to change without notice. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10am - 3pm Sunday by appt. only 185 S. Mill Creek Rd., Quincy (530) 283-1766 Cottage Food Operation Plumas Co. permit #14-4258