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Dr. Mary Myers Wins Golden Key International Honour Society’s 2013 International Advisor of the Year!

ATLANTA – Golden Key International Honour Society, the world's largest academic honor society for college and university students, recently selected Dr. Mary C. Myers from Cleveland State University (USA) as the winner of the prestigious 2013 International Advisor of the Year Award.  Annually, Golden Key members and chapter advisors are eligible to apply for over $1,000,000 in scholarships and awards.

The 2013 International Advisor of the Year Award recognizes one Golden Key advisor from the 13 regions, to include over 400 campus-based chapters in eight countries, for outstanding service and leadership to Golden Key International Honour Society. The selected advisor will receive a commemorative plaque and $2,000. This is one of our most prestigious awards in recognition of the time, energy and commitment of all Golden Key International Honour Society Advisors.

“It is an honor to present Dr. Mary Myers with the 2013 International Advisor of the Year Award,” said Derek Swemmer, Golden Key International Board of Directors Chair. “Our members are inspired and motivated not only to achieve exceptional academic accomplishments, but also to make a positive impact on our world through the Society’s commitment to service.” 

Dr. Mary Myers in the words of her students is experienced, dedicated, unequaled, supportive, fearless, confident and unassuming.  Leading from the heart and letting others shine is what sets her apart; not only does she live the values of Golden Key International Honour Society but she inspires others to hold them in esteem as well.  Cleveland State University Golden Key outgoing Chapter President, Allan Biggins stated, “Dr. Myers epitomizes leadership.” Their chapter earned GOLD status for 2013.

Since 1977, Golden Key has recognized over 12 million graduate and undergraduate students in the top 15% of their class and has awarded over $10 million in scholarships and awards to its members.  In addition to scholarship opportunities, Golden Key members have access to leadership positions, study abroad programs, graduate school connections, job & internships and community service initiatives, just to name a few.

About Golden Key
Golden Key International Honour Society is a global collegiate honor society established to recognize college students for academic excellence.  While membership in Golden Key begins with academic excellence, the Society’s core mission is to enable members to realize their potential through three pillars: academics, leadership and service.  The Society, comprised of over 2 million members, has more than 400 campus-based chapters in eight countries, including Australia, Canada, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Africa, The Bahamas and the United States.  For more information about Golden Key, please visit