25 March Fifteen Named Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished 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 Distinguished Advisor Award, 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 Distinguished Advisor Award recognizes advisors who have served at least 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 48 nominees worldwide. The 2016 Distinguished Advisor Award winners are: Tammy Alvaro Alpha Omicron Omicron Chapter Mid Michigan Community College Harrison, Michigan Julie Atwood Rho Sigma Chapter Jones County Junior College Ellisville, Mississippi Michelle Geisert Beta Beta Tau Chapter Atlanta Metropolitan State College Atlanta, Georgia Ray Harris Iota Zeta Chapter Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville, Mississippi Kelly Kennedy-Everett Beta Pi Theta Chapter Miami Dade College Hialeah, Florida Amanda Lilgreen Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapter Normandale Community College Bloomington, Minnesota Emily Murdock Lambda Chapter Mineral Area College Flat River, Missouri Charles Myrick Alpha Theta Alpha Chapter Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Bruno Rhodes Alpha Xi Beta Chapter College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada Shewanda Riley Phi Tau Chapter Tarrant County College Hurst, Texas Leila Rogers Alpha Nu Sigma Chapter Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway, South Carolina Leo Studach Beta Gamma Zeta Chapter Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana-Logansport Logansport, Indiana Suzanne Thomas Alpha Eta Alpha Chapter Rose State College Midwest City, Oklahoma Beverly Trimble Alpha Beta Xi Chapter Hinds Community College–Utica Utica, Mississippi Benjamin Williams Alpha Iota Eta Chapter Community College of Allegheny County West Mifflin, Pennsylvania 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.