6 February 25 College Presidents to Receive Paragon Award for New Presidents Tweet February 6, 2019 General News, Press Releases, PTK Catalyst, Hallmark Awards, Awards, College Presidents 0 Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) will recognize 25 college presidents with the Paragon Award for New Presidents during PTK Catalyst 2019, the Society’s annual convention, April 4-6 in Orlando, Florida. These awards are given to new college presidents who have shown strong support of student success by recognizing academic achievement, leadership, and service among high-achieving students at their college. Recipients were nominated for the award by the students on their campus. PTK students have a 91 percent student success rate, and research has shown that strong presidential leadership and support of PTK increases member success and the depth of their college experience. More than 500 college presidents were eligible to receive this award. The 2019 recipients are: Dr. Jay Allen Itawamba Community College Mississippi Keith Brown Jefferson State Community College Alabama Dr. Seth Carter Colby Community College Kansas Dr. Sarah Clemmons Chipola College Florida Dr. Sharon Davis Mountain View College Texas Dr. Adrian Douglas Cloud County Community College Kansas Dr. Angelea Garcia Falconetti Polk State College Florida Michael Gutierrez Sacramento City College California Dr. Travis Haire Ivy Tech Community College Indiana Kimberly Hollingsworth Olive-Harvey College Illinois Dr. Patricia Huber New River Community College Virginia Dr. Thomas Huebner Meridian Community College Mississippi Patty Hughston Coastal Alabama Community College Alabama Dr. Susan Looney Reading Area Community College Pennsylvania Dr. Linda Lujan Lamar Community College Colorado Dr. Ryan McCall Marion Technical College Ohio Dr. Tony Miksa Walters State Community College Tennessee Dr. Shelly Mondeik Mid-State Technical College Wisconsin Dr. Kindred Murillo Southwestern College California Dr. Ricky Shabazz San Diego City College California Dr. Raymond Staats Craven Community College North Carolina Dr. Devin Stephenson Northwest Florida State College Florida Dr. David Stout Brookdale Community College New Jersey Dr. Michael Torrence Motlow State Community College Tennessee Dr. Mark Watkins Labette Community College Kansas Comments are closed.