Granted by the Board of Trustees of Southern State to members of Southern State's Alpha Omicron Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Requirements: must be a current SSCC student and PTK Member who is actively engaged in the Alpha Omicron Eta chapter, and must contributes to personal and chapter growth in at least one of the PTK Hallmark Pillars of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and or Fellowship.


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