Greek-American Pamela Pappas of Tampa, Florida, will receive the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Award for Achievement on Saturday, February 11, during the annual conference event of the Leadership.
Mrs. Pappas (40) is a nuclear pharmacist with a passion for mountain climbing. Her most recent achievement was climbing Mount Everest on May 13, 2011.
With this Award, Pappas is being recognized for her unique achievements and performance, while her climbing agenda does not stop at Everest.
Having already climbed Mount Kilimajaro in Africa, Elbrus in eastern Europe,Vinson in Antarctica, Denali in Alaska and Aconcagua in South America, her next trip is to Australia for the Carstensz Pyramids and then Mont Blank in France.