Shelly Joiner, Eastern Oklahoma State College
Shelly Joiner, a second-year student at Eastern Oklahoma State College, is a member of the Honors Program and serves as president of Eastern’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society. For the past two years, Shelly assisted with PTK’s voter registration competition and was instrumental in the success of the week-long event. PTK members provided a variety of activities designed to raise awareness and register voters. By registering an additional 11.1 percent of Eastern’s student population, the PTK members received first-place honors from Oklahoma Campus Compact in the statewide competition for the fourth consecutive year. Shelly is also actively engaged in the Oklahoma Blue Thumb (OBT) program, a statewide education program dedicated to promoting clean and healthy water ecosystems in Oklahoma. As an active member of OBT, Shelly helps provide the state of Oklahoma with invaluable data through water monitoring.