Judy L. Powell of Hardy was inducted into the Alpha Pi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Southwest Missouri State University Dec. 1, 2003.
Powell is majoring in nursing.
Established in 1918 by two-year college presidents, Phi Theta Kappa is the oldest and most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges around the world. PTK recognizes and encourages academic achievement of students and provides opportunities for growth and development. Students must rank in the top 20 percent of the class to be invited to membership in Phi Theta Kappa and must maintain high academic standing during their enrollment in the two-year college.