30 January 18 College Presidents to Receive Shirley B. Gordon Award Tweet January 30, 2019 General Press Releases, News, College Presidents, Hallmark Awards, PTK Catalyst 0 Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) will recognize 18 community college presidents with the Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction during PTK Catalyst 2019, the Society’s annual convention, April 4-6 in Orlando, Florida. These awards are given to college presidents who have shown strong support of student success on their campus by recognizing academic achievement, leadership, and service among high-achieving students at their colleges. Recipients are nominated by students on their campus and are only eligible to receive the award once over the course of their career. The Shirley B. Gordon Award is Phi Theta Kappa’s most prestigious award for community college presidents and is named in honor of the late Dr. Shirley B. Gordon, Phi Theta Kappa’s longest-serving Board of Directors Chair and a founder and long-time president of Highline Community College in Washington. The 2019 recipients are: Dr. Pam Anglin Paris Junior College Texas Dr. John Cox Cape Cod Community College Massachusetts Dr. Jack Daniels III Madison Area Technical College Wisconsin Dr. John Downey Blue Ridge Community College Virginia Dr. Algie Gatewood Alamance Community College North Carolina Dr. Zachary Hodges Houston Community College Northwest Texas Dr. Todd Holcomb Western Nebraska Community College Nebraska Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson NorthWest Arkansas Community College Arkansas Dr. Vicki Karolewics Wallace State Community College Alabama Dr. Frederick Keating Rowan College at Gloucester County New Jersey Dr. Joel Kinnamon College of the Desert California Dr. Dan Kinney Iowa Western Community College Iowa Dr. Ronald Kraft Napa Valley College California Dr. Shari Olson South Mountain Community College Arizona Dr. Bill Path Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology Oklahoma Dr. William Serrata El Paso Community College Texas Dr. Billy Stewart East Central Community College Mississippi Dr. Christopher Whaley Roane State Community College Tennessee Comments are closed.