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Hallmark Awards

2014 Award Winners

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The 2015 Hallmark Awards will presented at Phi Theta Kappa's NerdNation Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18, 2015.

Mission Statement

The Hallmark Awards Program, which reflects the scholarly ideals of Phi Theta Kappa, serves to recognize superior individual and chapter achievement in Society programs. In this program, chapters compete against one another. Participation encourages excellence, reflects fairness, recognizes quality, and leads to enhanced student, advisor, and chapter development.

The Hallmark Awards, based on competitively-judged applications, recognize individuals, chapters and regions for excellence in the Society's Hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship as exemplified through Honors in Action activities.


Deadlines and Award Categories

For the 2015 Hallmark Awards, chapters may write about their activities completed from January to December 2014. Entries for individual and administrator award categories must be completed online by December 10, 2014. Chapter award categories must be completed online by January 28, 2015. The 2015 Hallmark Awards will be presented at Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18, 2015.

Deadlines for the 2015 Hallmark Awards Program:

December 10, 2014 for Administrator and Individual Awards categories (College Administrator, Gordon, Bennett, Community College State Director, Chapter Officer Team, Chapter Officer, Chapter Member, Paragon, Distinguished Advisor, Continued Excellence Advisor, Regional Officer Team, Regional Officer)

January 28, 2015 for Honors in Action Award and College Project Award entries

Entries are due by 5:00 p.m. CST on the appropriate due date.

Online applications at my.ptk.org will be available in early Fall – late August or early September. The rubrics and categories will be available to view on this website in PDF form in the summer.


Advisors, Learn More about the Honors in Action Project as a Powerful Strategy for Increasing Student Success!

Sponsored by Eastern Kentucky University, Phi Theta Kappa's Deans share practical tips in this webinar on how to coach your chapter's Honors in Action Project for maximum impact.
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