NFCC Students Honored For Outstanding LeadershipApr 15th, 2013 | By Submitted | Category: Education
NFCC Instructor Bonnie Littlefield named Organization Advisor of the Year
MADISON, FL – North Florida Community College students were honored during the college’s annual Leadership Awards ceremony held April 9 at the NFCC Student Center. Students from various clubs and organizations received recognition for outstanding student achievement and leadership outside of the classroom during the 2012-2013 academic year.
Clubs and organizations participating in this year’s leadership event were Art Club, Business Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Save Our Animal Resources (S.O.A.R.), Sentinel Service Corp, Sentinel Upstage Players and Student Government Association. Students were recognized for membership, service and leadership with a Member of the Year Award presented by each organization.
Individual Achievement Awards were also presented for Rookie of the Year, Unsung Hero and Exemplary Service to the Community. The NFCC Business Club was honored for its Rock the Vote Lecture Series, naming it both Outstanding Campus Initiative and Outstanding Educational Program.
“The student leaders honored here today have had a rich and complete college experience at NFCC, said Director of Campus Life and SGA advisor Kim Halfhill. “They are the very definition of success. Their dedication to being the best that they can be has been an inspiration to their instructors, advisors and student peers.”
NFCC’s Save Our Animal Resources (S.O.A.R.) club was not only recognized as the Outstanding Community Service Organization, but advisor Bonnie Littlefield was named Organization Advisor of the Year. S.O.A.R. Member of the Year, Houston Smith, presented Littlefield with her award stating that she had made a tremendous impact on his life.
The event wrapped up with guest speaker Louis Garcia, CEO, of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend, challenging students to take advantage of their positive experiences at NFCC to inspire others and make changes in their own communities. For more information about NFCC’s clubs and organizations contact Kim Halfhill at 850.973.1623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
STUDENTS HONORED AT NFCC’S LEADERSHIP AWARDS ARE:
Jacob Connell Art Club – Member of the Year Award
Tana Curtin Business Club – Member of the Year Award
Selena Phillips Phi Theta Kappa – All-Florida Academic Team Member
Huston Smith Save Our Animal Resources (S.O.A.R.) – Member of the Year Award
Johnathan Cooks Sentinel Upstage Players – Member of the Year Award
& Rookie of the Year Award
Shontea Lewis Student Government Association – Member of the Year Award
Anthony Hampton Unsung Hero Award
Andrew Land Phi Theta Kappa – Member of the Year
& Phi Theta Kappa – All-Florida Academic Team Member
Winston Crosby Award for Exemplary Service to the Community