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Mountain View College's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Omega Omega, was honored with a slate of individual, group, and advisor awards at the Texas Regional Convention in Abilene, Texas, on March 5-7.

In addition to student prizes, MVC advisors Cathy Edwards, Farzin Farzad, Darius Frasure and Luke Story were honored as a Distinguished Chapter Advisor Team and Edwards also received a Paragon Award for New Advisors. MVC President Dr. Beatriz Joseph was honored with the Paragon Award and Hall of Honor for New Presidents.

Several MVC students were awarded scholarships as well. Chapter President Jacaranda Peralta received the Guistwhite Scholarship, worth $5,000, and both Peralta and Brenda Analy Atz Lorenzo, Vice President of Service, were named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, which could be worth up to $40,000 per year. Peralta was also named to the Texas All-State Academic Team.

The full list of MVC honors follows:

  • Distinguished Chapter Advisor - Darius Frasure
  • Distinguished Chapter Advisor Team - Cathy Edwards, Farzin Farzad, Darius Frasure, Luke Story
  • Paragon Award for New Presidents - Dr. Beatriz Joseph
  • Paragon Award for New Advisors - Cathy Edwards
  • District II Hall of Honor - six students: Elizabeth Christian, Jemma Diaz, Eduardo Hernandez Mejia, Neel Khanal, Jacaranda Peralta, Katie Tran
  • Hall of Honor for Outstanding Officers - two students: Elizabeth Christian, Vice President of Public Relations; Jacaranda Peralta, Chapter President
  • Hall of Honor for Outstanding Members - Morgan Wright
  • Hall of Honor for New Advisors - Cathy Edwards
  • Hall of Honor for New Presidents - Dr. Beatriz Joseph
  • Horizon Award - Darius Frasure
  • Friend of Texas Award - Isai del Bosque, Outreach and Recruitment Specialist, MVC
  • College Project Award of Merit - for whole chapter
  • Five Star Chapter - for whole chapter
  • Digital Yearbook Award - for whole chapter
  • Regional Milestone Award - for whole chapter