Anoka-Ramsey’s Plagens Named 2022 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Anoka-Ramsey’s Plagens Named 2022 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

August 26, 2022

Anoka-Ramsey Community College student Dennis “Mac” Plagens is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2022 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate degree programs. Scholars are encouraged to assume leadership roles by participating in Society programs and are selected based on scholastic achievement, community service, and leadership potential. More than 1,300 applications were received.

A total of $207,000 is awarded through the Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation provides $200,000 in funding for the scholarships, with $25,000 set aside for members who are veterans or active members of the United States military. The remaining amount is supported by donations to the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation and provides seven Global Leaders of Promise Scholarships, earmarked for international students.

The Leaders of Promise Scholarship is one example of the many scholarships students at Anoka-Ramsey receive. Learn more about scholarship opportunities and other ways to help pay for college at

About Phi Theta Kappa

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. Learn more about Phi Theta Kappa at Anoka-Ramsey. (

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