Students named to All-Maryland Academic Team
May 31, 2018

Wor-Wic Community College students Tifanee Mask of Berlin and Danielle Turner of Hebron were recently named to the All-Maryland Academic Team, a competition that recognizes academic excellence and community service of two-year college students. The annual competition is sponsored by the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society (PTK) and is recognized by the Maryland Council of Community College Presidents and the Maryland Association of Community Colleges. Mask was one of 16 students to make the first team. Turner was one of 16 students who made the second team.

An honors student with a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), Mask is on track to complete her degree in general studies this month. She then plans to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in history.

Turner, a dean’s list student with a 3.71 GPA, has associate of applied science degrees in forensic science technology and law enforcement. She is working toward a nursing degree at Wor-Wic, with plans to earn her bachelor of science in nursing and then hopes to become a forensic nurse at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

PTK is an internationally-recognized honor society serving America's two-year colleges. The Alpha Nu Omicron chapter was chartered at Wor-Wic in 1987. Advisors include Terry Thompson, professor of biological science; Dr. Lynn M. Derickson, associate professor of nursing; Allison Metro, assistant professor of English; Dr. Heidi Walker, assistant professor of biological science; and Dr. Coleen M. Weil, professor of nursing.