Sen. Jack Latvala will be the first legislator to be inducted into Pasco-Hernando State College’s Legislative Hall of Fame. The senator will be honored at a brief ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 in the Alric C.T. Pottberg Library at the College’s West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road.
Morris Porton, Chair of the PHSC District Board of Trustees, will officiate over the ceremony, which will include the unveiling of a plaque that will be displayed in perpetuity in the Legislative Hall of Fame. An identical plaque will also be presented to Sen. Latvala.
PHSC President Timothy L. Beard, Ph.D., will also recognize the congressman’s efforts leading to the construction of several buildings on the college’s West Campus, for strengthening articulation agreements with the University of South Florida and preserving the integrity of the college’s local service areas.
The Legislative Hall of Fame establishes a new PHSC tradition that recognizes legislators for supporting the college and higher education opportunities for their constituents. The event is open to the public.
Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) serves the educational needs and interests of its community by awarding certificates, diplomas, associate and baccalaureate degrees. As a comprehensive, multicampus learning-centered institution, PHSC utilizes various instructional modalities and support services. PHSC provides an accessible, diverse teaching and learning environment rich with opportunities for students to achieve academic success and cultural growth in a global society.