Dr. Heafer earns state award


Congratulations to Dr. Dianne Heafer, who recently received the David C. De Boe Award from the Texas State Historical Association. The De Boe award is given to faculty sponsors for outstanding achievement with a Webb Society chapter.

She is shown with the award in the photo above with Dr. Richard Bailey, who presented her a recognition certificate at a recent board of trustees meeting.

Dr. Heafer has served as the North Campus Webb Society sponsor since 1993. Under her guidance, the student history club has grown to an average of 25 students each school year.

Dr. Heafer holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas, and a BA, MA and PhD  from the University of Houston. She began her teaching career in 1971 at Houston Community College, then moved to San Antonio in 1982, where she taught at San Antonio College until 1993, when she came to San Jacinto College. She teaches primarily American History, but also Western Civilization/World Civilization. Dr. Heafer has received a number of teaching awards during her career, and was the Piper Award Nominee from the North Campus in 1998.