12 April Fifteen Named Phi Theta Kappa Paragon Advisors Tweet April 12, 2017 Press Room Hallmark Awards, Advisors 0 Fifteen Phi Theta Kappa advisors were honored with the Paragon Award for New Advisors, presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during PTK Catalyst 2017, the annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee, April 6-8. Recipients received commemorative medallions and were honored during the Association of Chapter Advisors Luncheon, sponsored by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. 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 56 nominees worldwide. The 2017 Paragon Award for New Advisor winners are: Chrissy Baker Alpha Phi Alpha Chapter Butler Community College Andover, Kansas Miranda Baker Tau Gamma Chapter Northampton Community College Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Karen Dale Omega Omicron Chapter Cleveland State Community College Cleveland, Tennessee Heather D'Orlando Alpha Lambda Zeta Chapter Asnuntuck Community College Enfield, Connecticut Dr. Julie Flegal-Smallwood Alpha Beta Upsilon Chapter Redlands Community College El Reno, Oklahoma Roberto Garcia Iota Xi Chapter Union County College Cranford, New Jersey Jennifer Gasparino Alpha Eta Chi Chapter Passaic County Community College Paterson, New Jersey Dr. Patricia Hall Beta Zeta Nu Chapter Cañada College Redwood City, California Bonnie Kesler Eta Nu Chapter St. Petersburg College St. Petersburg, Florida Debbie Kuchmas Chi Rho Chapter Housatonic Community College Bridgeport, Connecticut Dr. Shereen Lerner Omicron Beta Chapter Mesa Community College Mesa, Arizona George Melchor Omicron Psi Chapter Grayson College Denison, Texas Jonathan Morris Iota Mu Chapter Pearl River Community College Poplarville, Mississippi Cassandra Rincones Alpha Lambda Xi Chapter Lone Star College-Kingwood Kingwood, Texas Samantha Speeg Eta Omega Chapter Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson, Mississippi The 2017 Advisor Awards are sponsored by Envision and The Art Institutes. Comments are closed.