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Dr. Bennie Lambert, LSC-North Harris vice president of student development, receives prestigious international award

Dr. Bennie Lambert, the vice president of student development at Lone Star College-North Harris recently received the Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished College Administrator Award.

“This award is a great honor,” said Dr. Lambert. “I'm just fortunate to be a part of a great community college that directly supports, participates, and recognizes the importance of the premier national college honor organization for all high achieving students in America—Phi Theta Kappa. They are very bright students, yet incredibly service oriented. Our chapter gives back to others at our college and community, and I am very proud of them.”

Founded in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges around the world. Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and rewards high achieving students and provides scholarships for continued studies as well as opportunities to develop such critical leadership skills as problem solving, project planning, team building, effective communication and conflict resolution.

Membership is based on superior academic achievement and is conferred only by invitation of a local chapter.

The Distinguished College Administrator Awards is a part of the Phi Theta Kappa Hallmark Awards Program, and are given to community college vice presidents, deans, or leaders other than college presidents/CEOs serving a community college in an administrative capacity.

The Hallmark Awards, based on competitively-judged applications, recognize individuals, chapters and regions for excellence in the Society's Hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship as exemplified through Honors in Action activities.

“Dr. Lambert is truly worthy of this award,” said LSC-North Harris Phi Theta Kappa advisor, Laura Dupree. “On numerous occasions, He has gone above and beyond to assist our chapter to make sure that our students are given the best opportunities possible.”

Dr. Lambert was recognized at the Phi Theta Kappa’s 97th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas in April.

In addition to Dr. Lambert’s honor, students, faculty and staff from the LSC-North Harris Phi Theta Kappa chapter received eight regional and seven international awards at the annual convention.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.

Lone Star College has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSC remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.