Phi Theta Kappa Competitions and Programs

Phi Theta Kappa offers numerous ways for members to grow as scholars, gain leadership experience, build fellowship with fellow members, and give back to their school and community.

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Honors in Action Program

Honors in Action (HIA) is a yearly project that combines academic research, problem solving, and service or advocacy to address real-world challenges in our communities.

To learn more about Honors in Action, check out the official page on PTK’s website:

College Project

Our annual college project is PTK’s way of giving back to our school.  Every year, our college project team meets with administrators to determine a project for our members to undertake that will further the school’s mission statement. Past college projects at Calhoun have focused on topics like mental health awareness for college students and student engagement.

PTK Contests

PTK headquarters sponsors two major contests every year:

Honors Case Study Challenge:

This is a current events writing challenge with a cash prize for winners!  For more information, check out

Nota Bena

Nota Bene, Latin for “note well,” is Phi Theta Kappa’s literary anthology. Members may submit entries for publication, as well as cash prizes. To learn more about Nota Bena, visit the official contest webpage here: