Delgado Students Awarded Scholarships from Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society

September 02, 2022

Lamani Allen has been selected as one of only 18 students to receive Phi Theta Kappa’s Spring Walgreens Pharmacy Technician Certification Scholarship.

As a Walgreens Pharmacy Technician Certification Scholar, Allen will receive a $250 scholarship award to pay for Pharmacy Technician Certification exam fees.

The scholarship application is open year-round, and winners are selected twice a year, in the spring and the fall.

Justin Gesler has been selected to receive the StudyBuddy TEAS & HESI Prep award, a $300 value.

Phi Theta Kappa has partnered with StudyBuddy to provide members with access to, an eLearning platform that provides completely asynchronous online courses that focus on conceptual understanding of the material to help students achieve higher scores on exams.

Delgado Community College celebrates 100 years of service to the New Orleans region in 2021-22. The oldest and largest community college in Louisiana, Delgado provides instruction online and at seven locations. Delgado offers students the most comprehensive array of education and training services available in the New Orleans region. Additionally, Delgado has articulation agreements with most of the state’s four-year colleges and universities that allow students to transfer their Delgado credits to bachelor’s degree programs. As well as offering degrees and transferable college credits, Delgado provides diplomas and certificates in many professional and technical areas. Workforce development is a priority at Delgado, hence the college’s well-known motto: “Education that works!”

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 3.8 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 11 countries, with approximately 240,000 active members in the nation’s colleges. Learn more at