7 May 35 Alumni Members, 3 Associations Recognized at NerdNation Tweet May 7, 2014 Events & Awards, Press Room Events Awards, Press Room 0 Jackson, Mississippi - Alumni awards for individuals and chapters were presented at NerdNation 2014, Phi Theta Kappa's Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida, April 24-26.Recipients of the 2014 Alumni Awards of Appreciation gather at the Alumni Gratitude Banquet.Alumni Association Awards recognize alumni associations that have been exemplary in the support of Phi Theta Kappa and its members. The 2014 winners are:Outstanding Regional Alumni Association - Texas Region Alumni AssociationOutstanding University-Based Alumni Association Award - Athens State University Alumni Association (Alabama)Outstanding Community-Based Alumni Association Award - Alpha Gamma Pi Alumni Association (Texas)The Alumni Association Award of Merit, which honors an alumni association that has been exemplary in providing support for two-year chapters, was presented to the Athens State University Alumni Association.The Alumni Awards of Appreciation provide recognition to Phi Theta Kappa alumni who support the current and future members of the Society. The 2014 winners are:Davidson Blanchard, nominated by Alpha Delta Upsilon Chapter, MinnesotaMonica Burchi, nominated by the Michigan RegionStephani Calderon, nominated by Alpha Mu Chi Chapter, TexasRhonda Cantu, nominated by Alpha Upsilon Lambda Chapter, IndianaJana Jenkins Causey, nominated by Beta Tau Gamma Chapter, MississippiRuby De La Peña, nominated by the Alabama RegionBethany Dixon, nominated by Chi Delta Chapter, MissouriCandace Eldridge, nominated by Beta Delta Omicron Chapter, TexasRhonda Ennis, nominated by Alpha Nu Sigma Chapter, South CarolinaJulie Flickner, nominated by the Texas RegionJulie Gore, nominated by Beta Theta Xi Chapter, IowaRebecca Henry, nominated by Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter, FloridaHannah Kilpatrick, nominated by Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter, AlabamaJulie Larkin, nominated by Alpha Upsilon Alpha Chapter, ConnecticutLeigh McDaniel, nominated by Beta Epsilon Psi Chapter, ArizonaRobin Mosby, nominated by Beta Beta Tau Chapter, GeorgiaApril Mowery, nominated by the Illinois RegionAaron Neely, nominated by the Kansas RegionDolores Nelson, nominated by the Greater Northwest RegionJenny Nelson, nominated by Alpha Omicron Gamma Chapter, MichiganLeAnn Parks, nominated by Beta Zeta Mu Chapter, IowaJeremy Pasquale, nominated by Zeta Eta Chapter, MinnesotaBreeann Pierfelice, nominated by Alpha Psi Tau Chapter, MissouriBill Plummer, nominated by Alpha Zeta Omicron Chapter, TexasRebecca Putnam, nominated by Alpha Rho Gamma Chapter, OhioDanny Rose, nominated by Beta Sigma Mu Chapter, TexasElizabeth Ross, nominated by Alpha Iota Chi Chapter, TennesseeRuby Sakyi-Addo, nominated by Sigma Lambda Chapter, AlabamaDiane Scholl, nominated by Middle States RegionBrittany Shearer, nominated by Alpha Iota Zeta Chapter, VirginiaMichael Shoemaker, nominated by Alpha Nu Omega Chapter, PennsylvaniaKitty Spires, nominated by Alpha Eta Kappa Chapter, South CarolinaDanyelle Watson-Young, nominated by Rho Upsilon Chapter, PennsylvaniaTina Wegner, nominated by the Wisconsin RegionTerri Williamson, nominated by Beta Gamma Epsilon Chapter, OhioPeggy Wunderlich, nominated by Beta Eta Alpha Chapter, IowaCarolinas Regional Coordinator Emeritus Joanie Keller received the Board of Directors Alumni Achievement Award and presented the keynote address during the Alumni Gratitude Banquet.Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in higher education with 1,285 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, plus Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions. Nearly 3 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 131,000 students inducted annually. Comments are closed.