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Honor Society Donates Books to Orphanage


The Alpha Xi Tau Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Society at Surry Community College delivered 158 children's books to the library of the Crossnore Orphanage in Crossnore on June 26. The books will be distributed among the three campuses in Crossnore, Winston-Salem, and Hendersonville.

Surry Community College’s PTK Chapter Advisor Dr. Kathleen D. Fowler says, “The library has been particularly popular among the children since the pandemic started, so the books were very much appreciated.” She added, “We are grateful to everyone who donated a book. You have really made a difference in the lives of these children.”

Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree granting colleges and helping them to grow as scholars and leaders. The society is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 11 nations.

For more information about Phi Theta Kappa, contact PTK's Faculty Advisor Dr. Kathleen Fowler at (336) 386-3560 or or go to You can also follow the local chapter at on Facebook @surryPhiThetaKappa.

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