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Riechert Honored at PRSA Nashville Awards Banquet

riechert-olympus-award-2Belmont Chair and Associate Professor of the Public Relations Department Dr. Bonnie Riechert was recently honored at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Nashville Chapter’s annual Parthenon Awards Banquet. Dr. Riechert received the 2015 Olympus Award to recognize her effective leadership in the 180-member chapter. She served as president of PRSA Nashville in 2014. and previously served as chapter president-elect, secretary, national assembly delegate and accreditation co-chair and chair.

Five Belmont student leaders served as volunteers at the event including Makenzie Albracht, Mary Anna Davis, Victoria Lewis, Arielle Schrader and Annah Smith. PRSA Nashville sponsors chapters of the Public Relations Student Society of America at Belmont University, Austin Peay State University, Lipscomb University, Middle Tennessee State University and Western Kentucky University.