FORT LEE, N.J. -- Sara Hwang from Fort Lee was elected division I vice president of Bergen Community College's honor society and will serve on the 2016-17 Phi Theta Kappa international office team.
She represents the first BCC student to earn a seat on the international executive board. Hwang will receive $3,400 in scholarships and stipends for her leadership and representation of the honor society.
In addition to her election as vice president, she also earned the Distinguished Chapter Officer Award at both the international and regional level and enshrinement into the Regional Chapter Officer Hall of Honors.
Hwang was among five student and faculty leaders who achieved international and regional recognition.
Bergen Community College’s Alpha Epsilon Phi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society of two-year institutions, recently earned recognition as one of the top 30 chapters in the world.
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