Two KCC students to serve on PTK All-State Community College Academic Team

March 2, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Photo of KCC student Mei Wai Tsui (left) and Olalekan Shonowo (right) with Kingsborough President Farley Herzek at today’s ceremony in Albany honoring student members of Phi Theta Kappa’s All-State Community College Academic Team.

KCC students Mei Wai Tsui (left) and Olalekan Shonowo (right) with Kingsborough President Farley Herzek at today’s ceremony in Albany honoring student members of Phi Theta Kappa’s All-State Community College Academic Team.

Two Kingsborough Community College students were recognized in Albany today for qualifying to serve on Phi Theta Kappa’s (PTK) All-State Community College Academic Team. PTK is the international honors society for community college students. Kingsborough’s 5-star chapter boasts over 300 members.

Mei Wai Tsui [left] is a physics and engineering science major who has studied the behavior of high temperature superconductors and the developing methods of synthesizing nanostructures using silver nanoparticles. She has served as vice president of service for KCC’s PTK chapter.

A liberal arts major, Olalekan Shonowo [right] is a history and cultural enthusiast who is extremely passionate about the environment and issues related to protecting and preserving human rights. Currently president of Honors Club, he is also active in student government, serving as vice president of the Liberal Arts Council.

PICTURED: KCC students Mei Wai Tsui (left) and Olalekan Shonowo (right) with Kingsborough President Farley Herzek at today’s ceremony in Albany honoring student members of Phi Theta Kappa’s All-State Community College Academic Team. Students also pictured with President Herzek and Christopher Rosa, CUNY’s Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

photo of KCC student Olalekan Shonowo with President Herzek and Christopher Rosa, CUNY’s Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

KCC student Olalekan Shonowo with President Herzek and Christopher Rosa, CUNY’s Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

photo of KCC student Mei Wai Tsui with President Herzek and Christopher Rosa, CUNY’s Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

KCC student Mei Wai Tsui with President Herzek and Christopher Rosa, CUNY’s Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.