25 April Twenty Receive Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction Tweet April 25, 2012 Events & Awards, Press Room Events Awards, Events Awards, Press Room 0 Jackson, MS - Twenty college presidents/campus CEOs� received 2012 Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction at Phi Theta Kappa's Annual Convention in Nashville, April 12-14.College presidents and campus CEOs are selected for this award on the basis of outstanding efforts given toward promoting the goals of Phi Theta Kappa. The award is named for the late Dr. Shirley B. Gordon, Phi Theta Kappa's longest serving Board of Directors Chair and President Emeritus of Highline Community College in Des Moines, Washington. Dr. Gordon was named Phi Theta Kappa's Most Distinguished College President in 1984.The recipients of the Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction for 2012 are:�Dr. MaryLou AppleMotlow State Community CollegeLynchburg, Tennessee�Dr. Glenn BoyceHolmes Community CollegeGoodman, Mississippi�Dr. Conway JeffressSchoolcraft CollegeLivonia, Michigan�Dr. Gail CarberryQuinsigamond Community CollegeWorcester, Massachusetts�Dr. David ColeItawamba Community CollegeFulton, Mississippi�Dr. Patricia DollyOakland Community CollegeAuburn Hills, Michigan�Dr. Myrtle DorseySt. Louis Community CollegeSt. Louis, Missouri�Dr. Richard HeltonVincennes UniversityVincennes, Indiana�Dr. Hal HigdonOzarks Technical Community CollegeSpringfield, Missouri�Dr. Larry LundbladCentral Lakes CollegeBrainerd, Minnesota�Dr. Gary McGahaAtlanta Metropolitan CollegeAtlanta, Georgia�Dr. Judy MerrittJefferson State Community CollegeBirmingham, Alabama�Dr. James WaltonCentralia CollegeCentralia, Washington�Dr. Charles MojockLake-Sumter Community CollegeLeesburg, Florida�Dr. Maureen MurphySan Jacinto CollegeHouston, Texas�Dr. Shouan PanMesa Community CollegeMesa, Arizona�Dr. Greg RutherfordYork Technical CollegeRock Hill, South Carolina�Dr. Randall VanWagonerMohawk ValleyCommunity CollegeUtica, New York�Dr. John WalstrumClover Park Technical CollegeLakewood, Washington�Dr. Peter MoraAtlantic Cape Community CollegeMays Landing, New JerseyPhi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in American higher education with 1,280 chapters on two-year and community college campuses in all 50 of the United States, Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions. More than 2.5 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 135,000 students inducted annually. Comments are closed.