25 March Fifteen Named Phi Theta Kappa Paragon Advisors Tweet March 25, 2016 Events & Awards, Press Room Hallmark Awards, NerdNation 0 Jackson, Mississippi - Fifteen Phi Theta Kappa advisors will be honored with the Paragon Award for New Advisors, presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during NerdNation 2016, the annual convention in National Harbor, Maryland, April 7-9. Recipients will receive commemorative medallions and be honored during the Association of Chapter Advisors Luncheon and the Second General Session. The Paragon Award for New Advisors recognizes advisors who have served less than four years and have made significant contributions to the growth of the individual chapter members, served as the chapter’s advocate on campus, and encouraged the chapter to be involved on the local, regional and/or international level of the organization. Advisors were nominated by their chapters through the Hallmark Awards application process. They were selected by a panel of judges from over 51 nominees worldwide. The 2016 Paragon Award for New Advisor winners are: Jacqueline Barstow Alpha Sigma Zeta Chapter Onondaga Community College Syracuse, New York Jeanell Buck Phi Tau Chapter Tarrant County College Hurst, Texas Michelle Coach Alpha Lambda Zeta Chapter Asnuntuck Community College Enfield, Connecticut Candace Eldridge Alpha Zeta Eta Chapter North Lake College Irving, Texas Carla Falkner Iota Zeta Chapter Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville, Mississippi Darius Frasure Omega Omega Chapter Mountain View College Dallas, Texas Benjamin Fries Alpha Delta Omega Chapter Glen Oaks Community College Centreville, Michigan Nicole Grose Alpha Mu Tau Chapter Collin College Plano, Texas Wendy Jeschke Alpha Iota Pi Chapter Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell, Montana Shywanda Moore Alpha Epsilon Iota Chapter Shelton State Community College Tuscaloosa, Alabama Jenny Peters Lambda Chapter Mineral Area College Flat River, Missouri Frank Rodriguez Beta Upsilon Nu Chapter Lone Star College-University Park Houston, Texas William Simcik Alpha Rho Mu Chapter Lone Star College-Tomball Tomball, Texas Sarah Spiker Rainey Alpha Mu Chi Chapter Northeast Texas Community College Mt. Pleasant, Texas Jennifer Wood Omicron Beta Chapter Mesa Community College Mesa, Arizona The 2016 Advisor Awards are sponsored by Envision/International Scholar Laureate Program and Nova Southeastern University. Phi Theta Kappa is the oldest, largest and most prestigious honor society recognizing students pursuing two-year degrees. Phi Theta Kappa is made up of more than 3 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in nine nations. Comments are closed.