Nevada State College President Bart Patterson will be honored on Saturday, July 23.
He will be receiving the Jim Rogers – Spirit of Education Award during the TMG Entertainment Silver State Awards XIV, held at the South Point hotel-casino.
The annual awards program recognizes excellence and exemplary achievement by individuals and companies across Clark County in 29 categories. Patterson was among five community leaders to receive an Honorary Award.
“As president of Nevada State College, I’m honored to receive this award, which is really a reflection of the ongoing achievements of our faculty, staff and students,” Patterson said. “At the college, we are focused on empowering our students through an outstanding college experience we hope leads to success in school and in their future careers.”
Other Silver State Awards recipients being honored Saturday include local radio personality Chet Buchanan, longtime TV news anchor Paula Francis, former Nevada Gov. Bob List, and boxer Jessie Vargas.