Learn about the inductees for 2017

Carol D. Morsani

Morsani based a lifetime of action on a philosophy of “learning, earning and returning.” She is recognized as one of the Tampa Bay area’s most cherished philanthropists and community leaders.

Gwendolyn Woods Stephenson

The longest serving president of Hillsborough Community College (1997-2010), Stephenson was an innovative and inspiring educator who worked to make higher education accessible to all and to connect it with the increasing needs of Hillsborough County.

Geraldine McKinnon Twine

As a young wife and mother in the segregated south of the 1960s, Twine defied barriers. In the face of social and societal obstacles, she acquired professional credentials, attained academic degrees, and continues to provide valuable volunteer services to the community.

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