13 College Presidents to Receive Bennett Lifetime Achievement Awards

February 9, 2018

Jackson, Mississippi – Phi Theta Kappa will recognize 13 college presidents with Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Awards during PTK Catalyst 2018, the Society’s annual convention, in Kansas City, Missouri, April 19-21.

The Bennett Awards honor retiring college presidents who have provided consistently outstanding support to Phi Theta Kappa chapters and advisors throughout their careers. The award is named in honor of the late Dr. Michael Bennett, longtime president of St. Petersburg College in Florida. The 2018 recipients are:

Dr. Robert Chunn
Hillsborough Community College
Florida

Dr. Debra Derr
Mt. Hood Community College
Oregon

Scott Elliott
Meridian Community College
Mississippi

Dr. Humphrey Lee
Northwest Shoals Community College
Alabama

Dr. E. Ann McGee
Seminole State College of Florida
Florida

Dr. Jo Marshall
Somerset Community College
Kentucky

Dr. G. Dennis Massey
Pitt Community College
North Carolina

Dr. Ronnie Nettles
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Mississippi

Dr. Mick Starcevich
Kirkwood Community College
Iowa

Dr. Cheryl Thompson-Stacy
Lord Fairfax Community College
Virginia

Dr. Frank Toda
Columbia Gorge Community College
Oregon

Dr. Charles Wall
Massasoit Community College
Massachusetts

Dr. Anna Weitz
Reading Area Community College
Pennsylvania

Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree-granting colleges and helping them to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in nine nations. Learn more at ptk.org.