Jordan Chapin wins Dr. Mary Hood STAR Scholarship

Jordan Chapin standing

Jordan Chapin recently won the Dr. Mary Hood STAR Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship recognizes the student with the highest scoring application among those who applied for the summer 2022 Texas STAR scholarships. The scholarship is available to Phi Theta Kappa members throughout the state of Texas and is awarded on the last day of the Texas Honors Institute, which concluded on July 17.

A Presidential Honors scholar in Honors Northeast, Jordan is spending most of summer 2022 working on a Research Experience for Undergraduates project funded by the National Science Foundation at Texas A&M Commerce. A future clinical pharmacist, Jordan worked as a lab assistant this past year on the NTCC campus. She has presented historical research based on live interviews at the Webb Society, a local library “Lunch and Learn” program, and at the Great Plains Honors Council.  She will be presenting at the upcoming National Collegiate Honors Council in November. Jordan won the 2022 Chitsey Award for most “exceeding expectations” in Honors Northeast this past year.

As the Phi Theta Kappa Texas Regional President, Jordan helped plan, organize, and present the Texas Honors Institute recently held at Texas Lutheran University July 15-17. As an Alpha Mu Chi chapter officer this past year, she received recognition at both the regional and international level as Outstanding. Jordan is also president of the NTCC BioChem Club and is an officer with the Student Government Association. Earlier this summer she spoke at the