Drum Major Award

BC counselor Phil Robertson honored at MLK Commemorative Banquet

BC counselor Phil Robertson honored at MLK Commemorative Banquet

Tue Jan 21, 2020

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Brazosport College counselor Phil Robertson recently earned the annual Drum Major Award at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Banquet on Saturday at the Dow Academic Center at Brazosport College.

The Drum Major Award is given to individuals who have demonstrated sacrificial service and leadership in achieving human dignity, racial equality and racial harmony in Brazoria County.

Robertson is a licensed professional counselor of the Texas State Board of Professional Counselors and has been working in Brazoria County for more than 45 years, helping students to achieve their educational goals in Brazoria County as a teacher, coach and counselor. He now serves as the Disability Services Counselor at Brazosport College.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian College in 1974 and a Master’s in Education and Counseling from Prairie View A&M. Robertson has also served many years as an official with the Texas Association of Sports Officials as a basketball official.

Robertson serves on the advisory board of the Brazosport College Police Academy, as well as serving as a faculty advisor for minority groups promoting Black culture on the BC campus. He has received many awards, such as the National Institute for Staff and Organization Development Excellence Awards in 2009 and 2013, and the Educators 500 Club award in 2018.

He continues to work with civic groups throughout the area, helping with special projects for youth, such as Angleton Willing Workers Civic Group.

Robertson was nominated for the Drum Major Award by his daughter, Tiffany.

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Brazosport College counselor Phil Robertson, center, is pictured with his daughter, Tiffany, left, and wife, Carrie, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Banquet at the Dow Academic Center at Brazosport College.

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Brazosport College counselor Phil Robertson, right, is pictured with Brazosport College Regent Roland Hendricks at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Banquet at the Dow Academic Center at Brazosport College.

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Phil Robertson is pictured with family members at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Banquet at the Dow Academic Center at Brazosport College. Pictured are, from left, Verma Wright, Angela Wright, Leonard Wright, Tiffany Robertson, Phil Robertson, Carrie Robertson and Sophie Davis.