Learn about the inductees for 2013

Dottie Berger MacKinnon

Dottie Berger MacKinnon grew up on a farm in Kentucky, but left home at fifteen to live with relatives in Maryland. One of ten children, she often said, "that you learn to form alliances, to compromise, to go with the flow."

Deanne Dewey Roberts

A fourth-generation Floridian, Deanne was born in Tampa and attended high school at the Academy of Holy Names. While there, she developed her speechwriting, debate and persuasive presentation skills, which would lead to a career in strategic communications and guide her professional path for the next 30 years. In 1974, she graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications.

Dr. Juel Shannon Smith

Dr. Smith was born in Sapulpa, Oklahoma and graduated from Sapulpa High School in 1960 and from Langston University in Oklahoma in 1972 with a degree in Education. Dr. Smith relocated to Tampa and received her Masters and Education Specialist Degree with a Thesis on "Women Who Combine Career and Family" and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education in 1987 from the University of South Florida (USF).

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