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30 April 2007
JSU Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa
Honors Five Outstanding High School Seniors

Submitted by Mike Zenanko
President, PDK Chapter #0211
PDK Webmaster
Director, JSU Instructional Services Unit
College of Education and Professional Studies

The Jacksonville State University Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) International recognized five high school seniors in a ceremony Thursday April 26, 2007 at the International House. Phi Delta Kappa is an international association for professional educators.

Phi Delta Kappa International Chapter #0211 is a diverse group of professional educators.  The membership of this local chapter includes teachers, preservice teachers, administrators, counselors, community college and university administrators, specialists, literacy program advocates, and professors/instructors.  The chapter has been recognized as a worldwide leader in new and retained memberships and support of the PDK Educational Foundation. PDK members are involved with public school students at all levels of their academic studies. PDK International has over 600 chapters and tens-of-thousands of members worldwide.

PDK scholarship winners and award recipients in the Spring 2007 presentation are Ms. Hillary D. Hayes of Albertville High School, Albertville, AL and Ms. Allison K. Hill of Grissom High School, Huntsville, AL. Rewarded for their community service were Ms. Magan R. Calhoun of Wellborn High School, Anniston, AL; Ms. Haley B. Pittman of Fyffe High School, Fyffe, AL; and Mr. Joshua C. Taylor of White Plains High School, Anniston Alabama. Each award recipient received a plaque and a check.

Hillary D. Hayes, of Albertville, AL recently was awarded a PDK Scholarship by the JSU Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.

Dr. John J. Ketterer, Director of JSU's International House, presents plaque and check to PDK award recipient, Ms. Allison Kathryn Hill, of Grissom High School, Huntsville, AL.

Accepted for initiation into PDK were Dr. Celia Hilber, JSU; Ms. Tiffany L. Dodd, Boaz, AL; Mr. Zachery H. Hazelwood, Cartersville, GA; Mr. Thomas F. Papworth, Gadsden, AL; and Ms. Patricia W. Trammell, Roanoke, AL. The presentation of the PDK Graduation Medallion to Ms. Patricia W. Trammell was by Dr. Gina Riley. The formal initiation of these new PDK members will be in the fall.

For more information on the Spring 2007 JSU PDK Chapter Awards Ceremony, visit the Website PDK Chapter #0211 Scholarship and Community Service Awards.

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