Outstanding Distance Learning Practitioners




2016 Faculty Recipients

Angelina College
Lufkin, Texas

Rebecca Innerarity

Kilgore College
Kilgore, Texas

Michael Ferguson

Northeast Texas Consortium of Colleges & Universities (SUPERNet)
Tyler, Texas

Donna Bogue – Lifetime Achievement Award

Northeast Texas Community College
Mt. Pleasant, Texas

Mary Hearron – NTCC

Panola College
Carthage, Texas

Teresa Beasley

Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, Texas

Dianne Dentice 

Tyler Junior College
Tyler, Texas

Mary Pyle

Trinity Valley Community College
Athens, Texas

Maribeth McAnally

The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler, Texas

Melinda Hermanns


2015 Faculty Recipients

Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, Texas

Elizabeth Tasker-Davis and T. Parker Ballinger

Angelina College
Lufkin, Texas

Tonya LaForge

The University of Texas Tyler
Tyler, Texas

Dr. Belinda Deal 

Panola College
Carthage, Texas

Emily Zabcik

Tyler Junior College
Tyler, Texas

Diane Morris

Kilgore College
Kilgore, Texas

William Stowe

Northeast Texas Community College
Mt. Pleasant, Texas

Dr. Tanya Nix

Trinity Valley Community College

Debra White-Smith

Texarkana College
Texarkana, Texas

John Stuart and Rusty Hatchett

Northeast Texas Consortium of Colleges & Universities (NETnet)
Tyler, Texas

Gordon Martin  - Lifetime Achievement Award in Distance Learning/Videoconference


2014 Faculty Recipients

Trinity Valley Community College
Athens, Texas

Cherie Henson

Tyler Junior College
Tyler, Texas

Jason Waller

Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, Texas

Jeanie Gresham

Panola College
Carthage, Texas

Kathy Watlington

Angelina College

Lufkin, Texas

Kay Cummings

The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler, Texas

Wesley Hickey

Kilgore College
Kilgore, Texas

Ursula Dyer


2013 Faculty Recipients

Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, Texas

Dr. Heather Olson-Beal

Angelina College
Lufkin, Texas

Julie Mays

Panola College
Carthage, Texas

Natalie Oswalt

Tyler Junior College
Tyler, Texas

Lynn Sitton and Claudia "Beth" Long

Kilgore College
Kilgore, Texas

Michelle Wilder

Northeast Texas Community College
Mt. Pleasant, Texas

Heidi Wooten

The University of Texas Health Science Center
Tyler, Texas

Dr. Shanon Cox-Kelley
Dr. Larry Lowry - Career Achievement Award

Trinity Valley Community College
Athens, Texas

Donna Bennet

Texarkana College
Texarkana, Texas

Dr. Catherine Howard


2012 Faculty Recipients

The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler, Texas

Dr. Hector Ochoa and Dr. Kevin Gosselin

Panola College
Carthage, Texas

Teresa Brooks

Tyler Junior College
Tyler, Texas

Carrie McFerron

Kilgore College
Kilgore, Texas

Donnie Seals

The University of Texas Health Science Center
Tyler, Texas

Janise McPherson


2011 Faculty and Support Recipients

Angelina College
Lufkin, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Debra Jenke
Support Recipient - Patricia Reyes

The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Dr. Ross Sherman
Support Recipient - Jana Brown

Panola College
Carthage, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Dwayne Ferguson
Support Recipient - Cristie Ferguson

Tyler Junior College
Tyler, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Judy Young
Support Recipients - Distance Education Department

Kilgore College
Kilgore, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Tina Rushing
Support Recipient - Gerald Stanglin

Northeast Texas Community College
Mt. Pleasant, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Melissa Weinbrenner

Trinity Valley Community College
Athens, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Richard Davis
Support Recipient - Mike Abbott

The University of Texas Health Science Center

Tyler, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Dr. Larry Lowry
Support Recipient - Dr. Jeffrey Levin


2010 Faculty and Support Recipients

Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Dr. Marie Saracino
Support Recipient - Andra Floyd

The University of Texas at Tyler
Texas, Texas

Support Recipient - Davor Jedlicka
Support Recipient - Cindy Smith

Panola College
Carthage, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Ann Morris
Support Recipient - Patti Rushing

Tyler Junior College
Tyler, Texas

Faculty Recipient - M'Liss Hindman
Support Recipient - Ken Craver

Kilgore College
Kilgore, Texas

Faculty Recipient - William Stowe
Support Recipient - Doris Johnson

Texas A&M University - Texarkana
Texarkana, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Dr. Marty Harris
Support Recipient - Nikki Thomson

Texas A&M University Commerce
Commerce, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Ella Faye Carlile
Support Recipient - Jerry King


2009 Faculty and Support Recipients

Texas State Technical College
Marshall, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Brenda Murrell

Stephen F. Austin University
Nacogdoches, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Gail Weatherly
Support Recipient - Bryan Maertins

Angelina College
Lufkin, Texas

Faculty Recipients - Judy Wright and Susan Honeywell

The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Susan Yarbrough
Support Recipient - Cindy Smith

Paris Junior College
Paris, Texas

Faculty Recipients - Ken Haley and Anthony Sawyer

Panola College
Carthage, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Ann Boland

Tyler Junior College
Tyler, Texas

Support Recipient - Gay Howard

Kilgore College
Kilgore, Texas

Faculty Recipient - Rhonda Howe
Support Recipient - Charleen Worsham


2008 Faculty Recipients

The University of Texas at Tyler

Faculty Recipients - Dr. Paul Roberts and Dr. Barbara Wooldridge