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Alpha Xi Pi chapter

Motlow State sponsors the Alpha Xi Pi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. We have student members from all four campuses. Phi Theta Kappa students enjoy fellowship while striving to achieve leadership, scholarship, and service.


2021 Phi Theta Kappa Hallmark Awards for Motlow (Alpha Xi Pi Chapter)

  • Distinguished Chapter Member - Deitra Dunlap
  • Distinguished Chapter Award
  • Top 100 Chapters
  • Continued Excellence Award for Advisor - Dayron Deaton-Owens and Laura Brown
  • Distinguished College Project Award
  • REACH Chapter Award
  • Five Star Chapter
  • Five-Star Alumni Association
  • Distinguished Regional Award for Fellowship
  • Five Star Region
  • New Century Workforce Pathway Scholarship- Rebekah Randall
  • Coca-Cola Academic Team Bronze Scholar- Madelyn Wood
  • Tennessee Mosaic literary magazine - Shayna Raye Funderburk

Membership Benefits

  • Apply for more than $36 million in transfer scholarships, provided exclusively to Society members by more than 700 senior institutions
  • Receive the prestigious Golden Key Membership Pin
  • Receive a Certificate of Membership and a membership card
  • Affix the Society's Gold Diploma Seal, denoting Society membership, to their two-year college diploma
  • Wear the Society's golden monogrammed Honors Stole and Tassel at the Motlow commencement exercises, available through purchase and contingent on college policy
  • Eligible for nomination by Motlow for All-USA Academic Team competition. Additionally, 37 states (including Tennessee) sponsor All-State Academic Team programs, providing further recognition for outstanding students
  • Automatically nominated for the National Dean's List, a publication of America's most outstanding college students
  • New friends and fellowship with people of similar interests and goals
  • Recognition and esteem from higher education institutions as they transfer 

Membership Requirements

  • Open to full-time and part-time students
  • Accumulated at least 12 collegiate hours at Motlow
  • 3.5 cumulative GPA to join PTK
  • 3.3 cumulative GPA to graduate as a PTK member
  • Fill out an application and pay a one-time membership fee of $70

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