2 April Thirty Named Phi Theta Kappa Paragon Advisors Tweet April 2, 2015 Events & Awards, Press Room Events Awards, Press Room 0 Jackson, MS - Thirty Phi Theta Kappa advisors will be honored with the Paragon Award for New Advisors, presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during NerdNation 2015, the annual convention, in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18. 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 80 nominees worldwide.The 2015 Paragon Award for New Advisor winners are:Melanie AbtsAlpha Theta Omicron ChapterRio Salado CollegeTempe, ArizonaJennifer BlackwellAlpha Epsilon Epsilon ChapterDelaware Technical Community CollegeGeorgetown, DelawareJames BretzBeta Tau Lambda ChapterMontgomery County Community CollegePottstown, PennsylvaniaCassie BrunerPsi Psi ChapterBrazosport CollegeLake Jackson, TexasJahlaynah CiciBeta Nu Omicron ChapterAnoka Technical CollegeRamsey, MinnesotaBen CloydGamma Lambda ChapterHinds Community CollegeRaymond, MississippiMarty CrabbsBeta Beta Psi ChapterMadison Area Technical CollegeMadison, WisconsinBlake EllisBeta Lambda Mu ChapterLone Star College-CyFairHouston, TexasChristin FrancoOmicron Beta ChapterMesa Community CollegeMesa, ArizonaAngie GoldszmidtAlpha Epsilon Phi ChapterBergen Community CollegeParamus, New JerseyDonna GrahamAlpha Psi Tau ChapterOzarks Technical Community CollegeSpringfield, MissouriMiyoshi HolmesAlpha Zeta Omicron ChapterCedar Valley CollegeLancaster, TexasTrey JansenPhi ChapterWeatherford CollegeWeatherford, TexasJulie LarkinAlpha Upsilon Alpha ChapterManchester Community CollegeManchester, ConnecticutJamie MartinRho Pi ChapterPhoenix CollegePhoenix, ArizonaCristina MillerAlpha Rho Nu ChapterKalamazoo Valley Community CollegeKalamazoo, MichiganBrenda OxfordAlpha Epsilon Omicron ChapterTrident Technical CollegeCharleston, South CarolinaJocelyn PihlajaAlpha Upsilon Gamma ChapterLake Superior CollegeDuluth, MinnesotaCody PogueAlpha Alpha Omega ChapterSan Jacinto CollegeHouston, TexasCassandra PowellPi Rho ChapterRichard J. Daley CollegeChicago, IllinoisOscar RamosAlpha Lambda Xi ChapterLone Star College-KingwoodKingwood, TexasJeffrey SchneiderXi Lambda ChapterSt. Louis Community CollegeSt. Louis, MissouriZack ShipleyAlpha Mu Tau ChapterCollin CollegeFrisco, TexasRoger StanleyBeta Nu ChapterSan Antonio CollegeSan Antonio, TexasW. Travis SuitsPi Lambda ChapterSeminole State College of FloridaSanford, FloridaAnnie TuttleAlpha Sigma Zeta ChapterSUNY Onondaga Community CollegeSyracuse, New YorkMary WarrenEta Omega ChapterCopiah-Lincoln Community CollegeWesson, MississippiMichelle WhiteAlpha Mu Epsilon ChapterTerra State Community CollegeFremont, OhioKevin WindhamAlpha Epsilon Iota ChapterShelton State Community CollegeTuscaloosa, AlabamaChelsie WolfeOmicron Zeta ChapterSomerset Community CollegeSomerset, KentuckyPhi 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. More than 3 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 134,000 students inducted annually. Comments are closed.